Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "Michael Tracy: A Full-Blown Geophysical Presence," by Lisa Liebmann; "Contention between Two Cities about a Disagreeable Beauty," by Max Kozloff; "The Patients and the Doctors," by Julian Schnabel; "Conceptual Art," by Ian Wilson; "Models of Our Present," by Kathy Acker; "The Auto-Representation of Pina Bausch," by Franco Quadri; "These Things Are in the Hands of God," by David Frankel; "Books: Jack Flam on 'Jazz' and 'Cinéma 'Calendrier du coeur abstrait. Maisons,'" by Jack Flam; "Forum," byJohn Bentley Mays. Reviews by Glenn O'Brien, Richard Armstrong, Charles Hagen, Donald Kuspit, Barbara Kruger, Kate Linker, Thomas Lawson, Jean Fisher, Ronny H. Cohen, Michael Bonesteel, Thomas McEvilley, Suzaan Boettger, Robert Atkins, Howard Singerman, Richard Armstrong, Susan C. Larsen, John Bentley Mays, Ida Panicelli, Max Wechsler, Wolfgang Max Faust, Ingrid Rein, Denys Zacharopoulos, Kater Linker, and Paul Groot. Cover: Joel Peter Witkin.