Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "Esthetics and Loss: AIDS," by Edmund White; "Imi Knoebel's Triangle: The Ecology of Nonobjectivity," by Donald Kuspit; "The Mirror Turned Lamp: Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner defy the Forces of Gravity," by C. Carr; "The Exhibition in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Matisse Shows the Blockbuster up," by John Hallmark Neff; "Fracts of Life: Mark Tansey's Riddles and Reason," by Carlo McCormick; "Images in Water: Aqueous Solutions," by Lucio Pozzi; "Sweet Logos: Ed Ruscha Spells," by Bill Berkson; "Four Sisters, Continued: A Portfolio from a Family Annual," by Nicholas Nixon; "A Canvas of Episodes: Rex, on a Roll, Brushes with Cupid," by Frederic Tuten; "Books. A Preview of Excerpts: From G. Craig Houston's New Translation of Rainer Maria Rilke's 'Rodin and Other Prose Pieces,' Ann Beattie's 'Alex Katz by Ann Beatie,' and Julian Schnabel's C.V.J.; "Curies' Children: What Comes after Z," by Vilem Flusser; "Object: The Chameleon Fakes for Real," by Alessandro Mendini; "Remote Control. Let Your Eyes do the Walking: The Armchair Mall," by Barbara Kruger; "Special Effects: All the Views that's Print to Fit," by Carol Squiers; "Speaker to Speaker: MTV DOA RIP," by Greil Marcus. Reviews by Donald Kuspit, Carlo McCormick, Bill Berkson, John Yau, Jean Fisher, John Howell, Ronny Cohen, Patricia C. Phillips, Paula Marincola, Glenn Harper, Jayne Merkel, Colin Westerbeck, Buzz Spector, Ed Hill, Suzanne Bloom, Susan Freudenheim, Colin Gardner, Richard Rhodes, Catherine Cafopoulos, Barbara Maestri, Jole de Sanna, Max Wechsler, Anne Krauter, Wolfgang Max Faust, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Paul Groot, Stuart Morgan, Arturo Silva, and Yoshinobu Kurokawa. Cover: Mark Tansey.