Issue edited by Jack Bankowsky. Essays "First Break: Brad Gooch on Philip Taaffe," by Brad Gooch; "Books: Richard Shiff on Leo Steinberg," by Richard Shiff; "Film: Howard Hampton on Allen Smithee," by Howard Hampton; "Hotlist," by Chris Finley; "Hotlist: Jane Harris on Mouchette," by Jane Harris; "Slant: Tom Holert on 'The Short Story,'" by Tom Holert; "News: Rachel Kushner on Walter Hopps," by Rachel Kushner; "Richard Shone on the Francis Bacon Studio," by Richard Shone; "Top Ten," by Andrea Bowers; "Regional Exhibitions: Forty Shows Worldwide"; "US Shorts," by Emily Erikson; "Travel Brief: Exhibitions on the Road"; "From the Vault: Jonathan Brown on El Greco," by Jonathan Brown; "From the Vault: Robert Rosenblum on Arnold Böcklin," by Robert Rosenblum; "World Report: Daniel Birnbaum on the Venice Bienal de Valencia," by Reena Jana; "International Shorts," by Rachel Withers; "The Mirror of Fashion: Dale McConathy and the Neo-Avant-Garde," by James Meyer; "Portfolio: James Welling," by Lynne Tillman; "A Thousand Words: Thomas Demand," by Yilmaz Dziewior; "King of the Hills: The Architecture of R.M. Schindler," by Judith Sheine, Michael Maltzan, Julius Shulman, Sam Durant, Roy McMakin, Michael Rotondi, and Wolf Prix; "City of Angles: A Schindler House Tour," by Barry Sloane, with photos by Grant Mudford; "Working Weekend: The Art of Dave Muller," by Ralph Rugoff; "Openings: Sislej Xhafa," by Giorgio Verzotti. Reviews by Giorgio Verzotti, Rachel Withers, Marco Livingstone, Nico Israel, Francis M. Naumann, Donald Kuspit, Jan Avgikos, Martha Schwendener, David Levi Strauss, Barry Schwabsky, Meghan Dailey, Alexi Worth, Margaret Sundell, Gregory Williams, Julie Caniglia, David Carrier, James Yood, Joshua Rose, Christopher Miles, Bruce Hainley, Juan Vicente Aliaga, Mario Codognato, Marek Bartelik, Miriam Rosen, Hans Rudolf Reust, Astrid Wege, Sabine B. Vogel, Jennifer Allen, Sven Lütticken, Mats Stjernstedt, Michael Archer. Cover: R.M. Schindler, Harris House, 1942-44.