Issue edited by Ida Panicelli. Essays "Troubleshooters: David Sternbach on Blue Planet, Green Dollars," by David Sternbach; "Commedia Dell'Arte: A Project for Artforum," by Mark Alan Stamaty; "Slant: Thomas Crow on Being 'Economical with the Truth,'" by Thomas Crow; "Democracy, Inc.: Richard Barnet on the Management of Consent," by Richard Barnet; "What in the World: Vivian Sobchack on New Age Mutant Ninja Hackers," by Vivian Sobchack; "Real Life Rock: Greil Marcus' Top Ten," by Greil Marcus; "Believe it or Not: J. Hoberman on the Ugly American," by J. Hoberman; "Addition + Abundance: Sigmar Polke," by Kenneth Baker; "Punto Per Punto: A Project for Artforum," by Gianni Dessì; "Critical Reflections," by Jean-François Lyotard; "Little R.G. in a Prospect of Flowers," by John Ash; "Public Enemies: Ronald Reagan Conquers the Martians," by Howard Hampton; "Green Piece," by Jan Avgikos; "Neither Whales Nor Turtles and Other Sculptures: A Project for Artforum," by Jene Highstein; "Deep Surface: Thomas Ruff," by Annelie Pohlen. Reviews by Kirby Gookin, Catherine Liu, Donald Kuspit, David Rimanelli, Charles Hagen, Justin Spring, Jenifer P. Borum, John Yau, Patricia C. Phillips, John Miller, Ronny Cohen, RoseLee Goldberg, Kathy O'Dell, Howard Risatti, Judith Russi Kirshner, James Yood, Laurie Palmer, David Levi Strauss, Maria Porges, Dean Rolston, Buzz Spector, Amy Gerstler, Benjamin Weissman, Colin Gardner, Linda Genereux, Anatxu Zabalbeascoa, Menene Gras Balaguer, Massimo Carboni, Francesca Pasini, Miriam Rosen, Olivier Zahm, Markus Brüderlin, Noemi Smolik, Norbert Messler, Wolf Jahn, Michael Tarantino, Michael Archer, Michael Corris, Charles Green. Cover: Vincent Shine.