Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "On Location. Robert Ryman's Studio: A Wall of Reminders," by Amy Baker Sandback; "Ground Up. Science Fiction, Westerns, Odysseys, Romance, Head-Lines, Obits: Narrative Architects Design the City as it Lives, Stories on Top of Stories, A Plot on Every Plot," by Herbert Muschamp; "Remote Control: Television, the Permanent Guest - We'll Be Right Back," by Barbara Kruger; "Modern Life. Double Lives: Paintins in Trench Coats," by Carter Ratcliff; "Speaker to Speaker. The New Pop Mainstream: One Star Per Customer," by Greil Marcus; "Like Art. Like Albers: Consistent," by Glenn O'Brien; "Books: Raymond Carney's Study of John Cassavetes, 'American Dreamer' - Asleep on the Job," by Carrie Rickey; "An Editing Room of One's Own: The Films of Margarethe von Trotta," by Wolfram Schutte; "Light-years: James Turrell's Roden Crater," Photographs of the work in progress with a note by Jeff Kelley; "Between Atlas and Sisyphus: Matt Mullican's World," by Germano Celant; "Cliffhanging: Gerhard Merz Crossing over High Myths," by Ingrid Rein; "A Grave Situation for Marcel Breuer's Whitney: Style Wars," by Joseph Giovannini; "pOPTOMETRY: Ripples on Yasgur's Pond," by Carlo McCormick; "More Golden than Gold: The Angelic Antagonist," by Thomas McEvilley; "Hopes and Dots: An Interview with Mario Nigro," by Lisa Licitra Ponti. Reviews by Thomas McEvilley, Barbara Kruger, Herbert Muschamp, Ida Panicelli, Donald Kuspit, Eva Sperling Cockcroft, Patricia C. Phillips, Jeanne Silverthorne, John Howell, Charles Hagen, Ronny Cohen, John Yau, Suzaan Boettger, Bill Berkson, Linda Burnham, Colin Gardner, Ken Baker, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Max Wechsler, Denys Zacharopoulos, Annelie Pohlen, Paul Groot, Stuart Morgan, Michael Newman, and Alexandra Anderson. Cover: Bridget Riley.