Volume 22, Number 2

Volume 22, Number 2


James Luna, End of the Frail, 1993. Color photocopy with black-and-white photograph, 12 × 9 in.
© James Luna. Courtesy of the James Luna Estate.

December 13, 2019
Volume 22, Number 2
December 13, 2019
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In the issue: 

Artist’s Project 
The Underworld
Beatriz Cortez

Building a Transhistorical We
Allyson Vieira and Brooke Holmes 

A World Not Meant for Us 
Beatriz Cortez
 and Candice Lin 

Knowledge-Montage: Page 3, Poetic Sculpture, and Print
Cora Gilroy-Ware 

Ghosts See Ghosts 
Haruko Tanaka 

You Go, I Stay: 
James Luna (1950–2018) 
Ellen Fernandez-Sacco 

Morgan Fisher / Passing Time
Sabrina Tarasoff

Meret Oppenheim and Friends: Cadavre Exquis 
Brigitte Nicole Grice 

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