Bartos’s photography reveals something the writer Homes calls, “history passing, when culture is fading, when time has stopped.” His new work is on view now at Gitterman Gallery in New York City.
In her hometown of New Orleans, Humphries created silver and ghost paintings in an auto garage for the Prospect.1 Biennial. The artists on the beckoning mutability of Humphries’ paintings.
Paine and the architectural team discusses Maelstrom, the most recent of iconic stainless-steel tree installations, as well as his highly personal take on organic forms and machine-made art.
Kraft’s new novel, Flying, tells the hilarious and digressive story of Peter Leroy, “birdboy of Babbington,” who as a teenager assembled an aerocycle in his garage. The authors on the Peter Leroy cycle. Alfred Jarry, and Twain’s Hucklberry Finn.
With the publication of Don’t Cry, Gaitskill’s new book of short stories, she has become a ubiquitous interviewee—on which she remarks, “I dance around, make faces, and wildly pantomime in hopes of getting my meaning across.” Here she does.
Buckingham’s film-based projects focus more on our contemporary reading of historical events than on imagining an ultimately irretrievable past. Their aim: to engage viewers in actively creating the present.
Oliveros is a perpetual pioneer of electronic music, the use of technology, telematics, and sonic awareness—or, as she terms it—Deep Listening.
With cheap suits and utopian agendas, the Yes Men invade business conferences and the television newsroom posing as politicians and corporate spokesmen. It’s aigtprop for a new age, played out in real life
Joyce Pensato starts with the most iconic cartoon figures—Mickey, Minnie, Daffy, Krazy, and Homer—but her representations of them couldn’t be further from their usual plastic media. Hew new work is up at Corbett vs. Dempsey through the end of November.
An artists on artists text on African American Feminism Painter Mickalene Thomas by Artists Kara Walker accompanied by three paintings by Mickalene Thomas, the first titled Le Leçon d’amour.
This First Proof contains a portfolio of photographs from the series A Series of Human Decisions by Bill Jacobson with writing on the work by Ian Berry. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This is the unabridged version of Ben Ehrenreich’s story, also available as a Fiction for Driving audio.
WEB EXTRA! Watch David Clarkson’s video Colony, in which a squadron of red ants explores NASA landscape imagery of Mars—an extension of the artist’s BOMB Specific piece in the current issue of BOMB.
WEB EXTRA! Listen to audio clips from interviews in this issue.
This First Proof contains the short story “Dutch Boy 32-V.” For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This First Proof contains four poems. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This BOMB specific contains artwork by David Clarkson. This article only available in print.
This First Proof contains the poems “Ghost Mist (Pacific Coast Highway), “With”, and “Glitch”. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This First Proof contains the poems ””The Birds,” “Babysittin’ Boogie,” and “Windows,” which comprised the winning entry in BOMB’s 2008 poetry prize. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This First Proof contains the short story “Traveling Fools”. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
This First Proof contains the short story “You Are Your Own Very Unique Snowflake”. For copyright reasons this content is available in print only.
Fiction for Driving Across America Listen to Ben Ehrenreich read his short story “Everything You See Is Real,” originally published in BOMB 107, the fourth installment in BOMB’s literary podcast series.
Kimiko Hahn on Laurie Sheck’s narrative prose piece A Monster’s Notes which re-imagines Mary Shelley’s classic horror Frankenstein as non-fiction.
For those unfamiliar with Lutz Bacher’s work—or Lutz Bacher the person—her new artist’s book SMOKE (Gets In Your Eyes) recreates some of the many strange moments in the career and life of the Berkeley-based artist
Scott Shepard reviews Mac Wellman’s new book of plays, The Difficulty of Crossing a Field.
Mónica de la Torre on Kristin Palm’s first book of poems The Straits a rhapsody of Detroit that traverses time and subject seamlessly, encapsulating everything from the arrival of French settlers to the auto industry’s takeover of the city.