Issue edited by Jack Bankowsky. Essays "Museum Piece: Dan Cameron on Biennials Gone By," by Dan Cameron; "Q & A: Jeffrey Slonim's Whitney Watch," by Jeffrey Slonim; "Fashion: Hilton Als on Claire McCardell," by Hilton Als; "Fashion: Rhonda Lieberman on the Other American Princess," by Rhonda Lieberman; "Fashion: Richard Martin on Judiciary Drag," by Richard Martin; "Advertising: Michael Musto on Duracell," by Michael Musto; "Film," Lawrence Chua talks with Atom Egoyan; "Books: Simon Reynolds reviews Alex Foege's 'Confusion Is Next: The Sonic Youth Story,'" by Simon Reynolds; "Music: Andrew Ross on Rappers' Redux," by Andrew Ross; "Music: Greil Marcus' Top Ten," by Greil Marcus; "Letter: Wystan Curnow from Auckland," by Wystan Curnow; "Letter: Stuart McKenzie on Teststrip," by Stuart McKenzie; "Pulp the Hype: On the Q.T. Geek Chic," by Gary Indiana; "Pulp the Hype: On the Q.T. Cool Tool," by bell hooks; "Pulp the Hype: On the Q.T. Recidivist Dames," by Jeanne Silverthorne; "Pulp the Hype: On the Q.T. Minor Magic," by Dennis Cooper; "Pulp the Hype: On the Q.T. Slick Shtick," by Robin Wood; "Gary Schneider's Photographs: Through Glass, Darkly," by Lauren Sedofsky; "Before and After Fashion: A Project for Artforum," by Martin Margiela with text by Oliver Zahm; "Francis Bacon: 'Self Portrait,'" by Marianne Wiggins; "Translator Translated," W. J. T. Mitchell talks with Homi Bhabha; "Openings: Paco Vacas," by Juan Vicente Aliaga; "Focus: Alighiero e Boetti and Frédéric Bruly Bouabré," by Robert Farris Thompson. Reviews by Robert Farris Thompson, Neville Wakefield, Donald Kuspit, Anthony Iannacci, Barry Schwabsky, Joshua Decter, Bruce Hainley, Ingrid Schaffner, Keith Seward, John Ash, Jenifer P. Borum, Kirby Gookin, RoseLee Goldberg, Francine Koslow Miller, Judith Russi Kirshner, Jérôme Sans, Mark Van de Walle, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Laura U. Marks, Carlos Basualdo, José Luis Brea, Massimo Carboni, Francesca Pasini, Miriam Rosen, Peter Funken, Noemi Smolik, Jean-Pierre Criqui, and Michael Corris. Cover: Martin Margiela.