Spring 2007, Vol. 66, No. 1

In This Issue

Patricia C. Phillips, The Exquisite and Urgent Importance of Art, 5


Matthew Gehring, Words of Art, 8

Rachel Weiss, Visions, Valves, and Vestiges: The Curdled Victories of the Bienal de La Habana, 10

Robert Blackson, Once More . . With Feeling: Reenactment in Contemporary Art and Culture, 28

Thematic Investigation: Alternate Modes of Distribution, Organized by Gwen Allen and Cherise Smith

Spring 2007

Gwen Allen and Cherise Smith, Publishing Art: Alternative Distribution in Print, 41

Cherise Smith, Re-member the Audience: Adrian Piper’s Mythic Being Advertisements, 46

Arnold J. Kemp, Trueblack, 59

David E. Little, Colab Takes a Piece, History Takes It Back: Collectivity and New York Alternative Spaces, 60

Slop Art co-laborers Adriane Herman and Brian Reeves, with Rent-an-Art-Historian’s Chris Thompson, PHD, Special Corporate Self-Aggrandizement Section, 75

Gwen Allen, Interview with Seth Price, 79

Seth Price, Excerpts from Title Variable, 79


Barbara J. Bloemink, Brooke Hodge, Ellen Lupton, and Matilda McQuaid, with Patricia C. Phillips, Emerging Issues in Contemporary Design: A Roundtable, 92,

Sarah Oppenheimer 555-1171, 112


Stephen Melville on J. M. Bernstein, Against Voluptuous Bodies: Late Modernism and the Meaning of Painting; Ikem Stanley Okoye on Annie E. Coombes, History after Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa; and Courtney J. Martin on David A. Bailey, Ian Baucom, and Sonia Boyce, eds., Shades of Black: Assembling Black Arts in 1980s Britain