Real Life Magazine
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • 36 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Real Life Magazine

No. 7 (Autumn 1981)

Thomas Lawson, Malcolm Kesselman, Mitchell Kriegman, Paul McMahon, Michael Powell, Laura Cottingham, Richard Martin, Susan Morgan, Mike Roddy, Jennifer Bolande, David Robbins, Douglas Blau, Richard Howorth, Robin Peck, Fulton Ryder, Richard Prince, Eric Bogosian, Louise Lawler

Real Life Magazine


Issue seven of Real Life Magazine, edited by Thomas Lawson. Contents include: "Too Good to be True," by Thomas Lawson; "Paintings Are More Than Medals of Honor," by Malcolm Kesselman; "Out of Breath," by Mitchell Kriegman; "Painted Babies," by Paul McMahon; "Michael Powell," an interview by Laura Cottingham and Richard Martin; "Better Living Through Chemistry," by Susan Morgan; "Untitled," by Mike Roddy; "Elk Grazed as if Nothing had Happened," by Jenny Bolande; "Notes Toward Film," by David Robbins; "Driftings," by Douglas Blau; "Filmmaker Seeks Funding," by Richard Howorth; "The Extinction of Sculpture," by Robin Peck; "Pissing on Ice," by Fulton Ryder [Richard Prince]; and "Fascination," by Eric Bogosian. Cover by Louise Lawler.


No. 7.1 and 7.2 in "Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 175-177, 291.

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Condition:  Very Good. Light staining of covers and rubbing of cover edges. First page of Susan Morgan's text has been overlaid by glued in corrected page. The glue of that page has released leaving correction page loose with glue staining to under page and the inserted page has tearing to right side edge. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
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