Issue edited by Ingrid Sischy. Essays "Man Ray's Early Paintings 1913-1916: Theory and Practice in the Art of Two Dimensions," by Francis Naumann; "Pat Steir and the Science of the Admirable," by Ted Castle; "The Candidate: Photographs by Pedro Meyer"; "Portraits: Necrophilia, Mon Amour," by Joseph Kosuth; "Portraits: Section 2," by Lawrence Weiner; "Portraits: Impassioned with Some Song We," by Kathy Acker; "Portraits of Joseph Kosuth, Lawrence Weiner, and Kathy Acker," by Robert Mapplethorpe; "The Sounds of Violence: Max Neuhaus' Siren Project," by Nancy Princenthal; "Sabotage or Trophy? Advance or Retreat?" by Douglas Huebler; "Books: Clive Phillpot on 'Real Lush,'" by Clive Phillpot. Reviews by Richard Flood, Kate Linker, Joan Casademont, Colin Westerbeck, Donald Kuspit, Barbara Kruger, Thomas Lawson, Jamey Gambrell, Judith Russi Kirshner, Richard Armstrong, Stuart Morgan, Xavier Girard, and Annelie Pohlen. Cover: a cassette of the February, 1982, conversation between Kathy Acker, Sandro Chia, Philip Glass, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, David Salle, Richard Serra, and Lawrence Weiner. Photo by Mary Bachmann.