XXIst Century
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 34.8 x 22.4 cm.
  • 117 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0847856119

XXIst Century

Vol. 1, No. 1 (Winter 1990 / 1991)

Mike Kelley, Christopher Hitchens, Ralph Rugoff, Harold Brodkey, Ray Smith, Darryl Pinckney, Gregory Crewdson, James Schuyler, Raymond Foye, Dan Flavin, Elaine Equi, Fred Ritchin, Nancy Burson, Peter Sellars, David Rieff, Carter Ratcliff, John Hejduk, Donald Judd, Ariane Zurcher, Adam Bartos, W. S. Merwin, Richard Misrach, Alexander Cockburn, Amy Hertz, Rosemary Warner, Ian Buruma, John Ryle, Ewa Kuryluk, Michael March, Fran Lebowitz, Gini Alhadeff

XXIst Century


The inaugural issue of XXIst Century Magazine published in Winter 1990 / 1991. Edited by Gini Alhadeff. Essays "Do the Wrong Thing: The Significance of Mr. Lee," by Christopher Hutchins; "Dirty Toys: Mike Kelley Interviewed," by Ralph Rugoff; "Ahh...Youth!' Eight Portraits,"; "The Animal Life of Ideas," by Harold Brodkey; "Writing Japanese: Seven Watercolors," by Ray Smith; "The New Negro, From the Novel 'High Cotton,'" by Darryl Pinckney; "Natural Wonder: Five C-Prints," by Gregory Crewdson; "Poems and Diaries," by James Schuyler; "The Ossorio 'Sails': Seven Drawings," by Dan Flavin; "Men in Camisoles: Five Poems," Elaine Equi; "Marshmallow Bombs / Camerasa and Computers: The New Technology of Invisible Deception," by Fred Ritchin; "Baby Elvis, Baby Marilyn, Lion/Sheep: Three Computer Composites," Nancy Burson; "How do you Get the Blood Stains Out of the Carpet? A Preview of The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez," by Peter Sellars; "The Talk Show Confidental," by David Rieff; "The Architect as a Figure of Melancholy: A Profile of John Hejduk," by Carter Ratcliff; "Museum for the Subjects Adam and Eve: Ten Drawings," by John Hejduk; "'Real' Furniture: Seven Drawings," by Donald Judd; "The Begging Bowl Diet," by Ariane Zurcher; "Modern Suit, Modern House: Color Photographs," by Adam Bartos; "Inez: The Takeover of an Island in Hawaii for Military Target Practice," by W. S. Merwin; "The Bombing of the American West: Eight Photographs," by Richard Misrach; "A Day on the Klamath River," by Alexander Cockburn; "On Sloth and Other Virtues," by Amy Hertz; "Coney Island: Four Photographs," by Rosemary Warner; "Letters from London, Colony of Pop," by Ian Buruma; "Twenty-Four Postcards from Bhutan," by John Ryle; "The Difference Between the Planet Venus and the Moon: A Conversation," by Ewa Kuryluk and Michael March; "On Record at The Russian Tea Room: Save the Children," by Fran Lebowitz; and "Twenty-seven 'Pueblo' and Navajo Religious Objects from the American Southwest." Cover by Mike Kelley.

Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Nominal rubbing of cover edges and 2 cm. mild fold to upper right corner of recto, otherwise Fine. Due to size and weight additional shipping charges may be required.
[Object # 24481]