Issue edited by Joseph Masheck. Essays "'Martin Puryear's Sculpture," by Jonathan Crary; "Monument - Sculpture - Earthwork," by Nancy Foote; "Cosmetic Transcendentalism: Surface-Light in John Torreano, Rodney Ripps and Lynda Benglis," by Donald B. Kuspit; "Recent Esthetics and the Criticism of Art," by David Carrier; "The Hayward Annual 1979," by Peter Fuller; "John Baldessari's 'Blasted Allegories,'" by Hal Foster; "Eve Sonneman's Progressions in Time," by Tiffany Bell; "Books: The Writings of Robert Smithson," by Kate Linker. Reviews by Hal Fischer, Ronald J. Onorato, C.L. Morrison, Susan Platt, Joanna Frueh, Jeff Perrone, Richard Flood, Christopher Knight, Mary Stofflet. Cover: Martin Puryear. Includes the Dia Art Foundation's two page announcement for the opening of the Walter De Maria's installations "Broken Kilometer," and "New York Earth Room," at 141 Wooster Street.