Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "The Tale That Wags the Dog: Documenta 8. A Bite Before the Show"; "What Was that Masked Museum? The Mind's Construction in the Face. Gaetano Pesce," by Germano Celant; "Hugo: Ink into Ocean," by Donald Kuspit; "A Foundry of the Figure: Antonin Artaud, To be Somebody," by Stephen Barber; "Nuclear Towers Town & Country: A Project for Artforum," by Ilona Granet; "An Encounter with a Secret: The Sculpture of Susana Solano," by Gloria Moure; "Untitled Drawings: A Project for Artforum," by William Bailey; "The Critics' Way: Sculpture Goes to Town," by Donald Kuspit, Max Wechsler, Dan Cameron, Pier Luigi Tazzi, and Ingrid Rein, with photography by Shigeo Anzai; "Icons at Large: Icontact," by Lisa Liebmann; "Like Art: Amaretto di Ollie," by Glenn O'Brien; "Believe it or Not: Comrades in People," by J. Hoberman; "Games People Play: From 'Diamonds Are Forever: Artists and Writers on Baseball;'" "Ground Up: Color," by Herbert Muschamp; "Remote Control: Hearings and Seeing and the Law on Diaries," by Barbara Kruger; "Curies' Children: The Known within the Unknown within the Known," by Vilem Flusser; "Object: In Pursuit of Unrealism," by Alessandro Mendini. Reviews by Donald Kuspit, Gloria Moure, Pier Luigi Tazzi, Carlo McCormick, Kate Linker, Charles Hagen, John Yau, Jean Fisher, Thomas McEvilley, John Howell, Patricia C. Phillips, Ronny Cohen, Nancy Stapen, Paula Marincola, Glenn Harper, Buzz Spector, Bill Berkson, Kenneth Baker, Colin Gardner, Susan Freudenheim, Catherine Cafopoulos, Aurora García, Ida Panicelli, Jole de Sanna, Denys Zacharopoulos, Daniel Soutif, Helmut Draxler, Anne Krauter, Martin Hentschel, Doris von Drateln, and Stuart Morgan. Cover: William Wegman.