Issue edited by Philip Leider. Essays "An Interview with Peter Stroud," by John Coplans; "Joe Goode and the Common Object," by Philip Leider; "Matisse and the Strategy of Decoration," by Nancy Marmer; "Three Statements," by Ad Reinhardt; "The Happenings are Dead - Long Live the Happening," by Allan Kaprow; "The Inert and the Frenetic," by Max Kozloff. Reviews by Robert Pincus-Witten, Dennis Adrian, James Monte, Whitney Halstead, Nicolai Cikovsky, and Margery Mann. Cover: Henri Matisse. Production design by Eddie Russia [Edward Ruscha].