Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "The Extravagant Depression: John Gutmann's Photographs of the Thirties," by Max Kozloff; "The Pledge of Allegiance," by Rene Ricard; "Portrait of Patti Astor," by Jimmy de Sana; "Heads It's Form, Tail It's Not Content," by Thomas McEvilley; "The Dark Side of the Bright Light," by Thomas Lawson; "Constructive Issues in Relief," by Joseph Masheck; "Venice Biennale 1982: No Form, Little Contentment," by Kate Linker and Ida Panicelli. Reviews by Thomas Lawson, Lisa Liebmann, John Howell, Edit deAk, Charles Hagen, Jeanne Silverthorne, Kate Linker, Barbara Kruger, Richard Flood, Michael Bonesteel, Thomas McEvilley, Susan C. Larsen, Christopher Knight, Annelie Pohlen, Paul Groot, Stuart Morgan, and Lisa Liebmann. Cover: John Cliett.