Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "The Opposite of Emptiness: On the Spirit in Art," by Thomas McEvilley; "Excuse Me Madame But It Seems To Me Unless I'm Mistaken That I've Met You Somewhere Before: A Conversation with Eugène Ionesco," by Sanda Miller; "Nine Beatitudes on Eight Pages: After 'Four Saints in Three Acts,' Another Act, with Pictures," by Ingrid Sischy; "Hans Haacke's Corporate Muse: 'Unfinished Business,'" by Jean Fisher; "The Sleeping Beauty in the Castle of Modern Art: A Slumberer Stirs," by Ida Panicelli; "Louise Bourgeois: Where Angels Fear to Tread, A Profile in Courage," by Donald Kuspit; "Museum Piece: Rain. Van Gogh's Last Works," by Sanford Schwartz; "Object: The Amniotic Cottage," by Alessandro Mendini; "Like Art: And On the Eighth Day, He Did a Voice-over," by Glenn O'Brien; "A Canvas of Episodes: Rez Learns That the Right Thing is Not Always the Appropriate Thing," by Frederic Tuten; "Remote Control: Sugar and Spice," by Barbara Kruger; "Speaker to Speaker: Breaking Away. In Praise of Music," by Greil Marcus; "Special Effects. This Face: AN Arrangement in Flesh Tones, Black, White, and Gray," by Carol Squiers. Reviews by Donald Kuspit, Ida Panicelli, Kate Linker, John Yau, Carlo McCormick, Patricia C. Phillips, Nancy Stapen, Ronny Cohen, John Howell, Charles Hagen, Glenn Harper, Colin Westerbeck, Buzz Spector, Mason Riddle, Susan Freudenheim, Ed Hill, Suzanne Bloom, Bill Berkson, Lisa Liebmann, Colin Gardner, Richard Rhodes, Aurora García, Jole de Sanna, Max Wechsler, Daniel Soutif, Doris von Drateln, Wolfgang Max Faust, and Michael Archer. Cover: Eugène Ionesco.