#1 John Baldessari
A roundtable on art & culture; Roger Rabbit Then and Now; Allen Ruppersberg, Liz Larner, Alison Wilding, Jim Shaw, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nancy Dwyer...
 
   
#2 Mike Kelley
Art After Entertainment; Christopher Knight on the AIDS quilt; Benjamin Weissman on Watts Towers; Ed Moses, Richard Artschwager, Vija Celmins, Clegg & Guttmann, Wolfgang Laib...
 
   
#3 Tim Ebner
Art collecting and the market; Art After Entertainment (part II); Ann Preston, Richard Deacon, David Bunn, Greg Colson, Judy Fiskin, Billy Al Bengston, David Reed...
 
   
#4 David Robbins
The Dark Side of Disneyland; Norman Klein on consumer noir; gay themes; Ed Ruscha, Nancy Burson, Lari Pittman, the Yonemotos, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Murray...
 
   
#5 Bruce Nauman
Richard Wollheim on pictorial meaning; The Dark Side of Disneyland (part II); Jeffrey Vallance's Blinky, The Friendly Hen; Vernon Fisher, Barbara Bloom, Mike Kelley, Jill Giegerich, Robert Barry...
 
   
#6 Stephen Prina
Arthur Danto on dangerous art; Joan Hugo on Boltanski, Kiefer, and Wings of Desire; Jim Shaw's cartoons (through edition #8); Buzz Spector, Allan McCollum, Judie Bamber, David Levinthal, Haim Steinbach...
 
   
#7 Larry Johnson
Dan Cameron on art and pop music; David Robbins's Greetings from Television City; Benjamin Weissman visits a strip joint; Marcel Broodthaers, Connie Hatch, Sophie Calle, H.C. Westerman, Richard Long...
 
   
#8 Alexis Smith
Consumerist architecture; Climate for Sale; a fictional NEA grant application; A Comic Object (an exhibition advertised, presented, and reviewed in one issue; Meg Cranston, Robert Longo, Ronald Davis, Andreas Gursky... )
 
   
#9 Charles Ray
David Pagel on sexy art; David Humphrey on hair; The Collector on the Couch; John Dewey reprint; Jim Isermann, Elanor Antin, Don Suggs, Ellen Phelan, Donald Lipski...
 
   
#10 Jonathan Borofsky
Andy Kaufman's Last Laugh; David Robbins's Speech for Primetime; Amy Gerstler on sewing; Jeff Wall and Dan Graham, Jon Kessler, Gary Simmons, Lawrence Wiener, Leon Golub, Millie Wilson...
 
   
#11 Lari Pittman
Jim Lewis on Jasper Johns, Jenny Holzer, and the Bible; Bernard Welt on soul-exchange in films of the '80s; Wittgenstein reprint; Andy Warhol, Betye Saar, Martin Kippenberger, Ilya Kabakov, Nam June Paik...
 
   
#12 Gerhard Richter
Theresa Pendlebury's "Maps to Artists' Homes"; Fashion Footnotes; Aristotle and the animated cartoon; Mike Kelley on Jim Shaw's thrift-store paintings; John Baldessari, Alexis Smith, Lawrence Gipe, William Wegman, William Brice...
 
   
#13 Nayland Blake
Sunglasses in modern art; a fictional TV show about the Neilson Family; David Deitcher's gay concerns; Jenny Hozler, Rona Pondick, Jorge Pardo, Cindy Sherman, Vito Acconci, Tim Hawkinson...
     
#14 Bruce of Los Angeles
Dennis Cooper on ol' Bruce; Colin Gardner on baseball; Dave Hickey on Siegfried & Roy; David Hume reprint; David Wojnarowicz, Carlos Almaraz, Cady Noland, Tom Otterness, Bruce Conner...
 
   
#15 John McLaughlin & John McCracken
Hate mail from Hilton Kramer; Rebecca Solnit's Dirt; Rebecca Horn, Carter Potter, Jeanne Dunning, Victor Burgin, Mike Kelley, Tom Knechtel, Joseph Kosuth...
 
   
#16 Judy Fiskin
Michael Nash on television and time; Jim Lewis on Stendhal and beauty; Alan Rath, Cindy Bernard, Christopher Williams, Tony Cragg, Sigmar Polke, "High and Low"...
 
   
#17 Degenerate Art
The Smiths; DeQuincey's Murder as a Fine Art; Linda Roush, Jeffrey Vallance, David Hammons, Marilyn Minter, Jim Shaw, Marcel Duchamp...
 
   
#18 Ad Reinhardt
The Politics of Negativity; consumer-oriented architecture; Gran Fury, John M. Miller, Richard Misrach, Nicholas Africano, Kiki Smith...
 
   
#19 Tanner '88
Dave Hickey on Chet Baker; Norman Klein on virtual reality; Mythomania and Mr. Entertainment's Diary begin; Liubov Popova, JoAnn Callis, Erika Rothenberg, Matthew Barney, Museum of Jurassic Technology...
 
   
#20 Russell Crotty
Young Latino art; John Ruskin reprint; Pee-wee Herman's final, masturbatory episode; Terry Winters, Gordon Matta Clark, Nancy Shaver, Michael Gonzalez...
 
   
#21 Vija Celmins
Christopher Knight on picture planes; Ralph Rugoff on the Gene Autry Museum; make-believe in painting; Star Trek; Sabina Ott, Gloria Graham, Tom Wudl, Jack Pierson, Georg Herold, "Carnegie International"...
 
   
#22 Liberace
Hickey drags culture out of the closet; Michael Jackson; Che Guevara's Chevrolet; Vallance travels to Samoa; Alice Neel, Alexis Rockman, Paul McCarthy, B. Wurtz, Kim Dingle, Leonore Carrington...
 
   
#23 Robert Heinecken
Pat Buchanans's notorious gay ads; Lewis on artistic failure; Welt wins on JEOPARDY!; Jackie Winsor, "Helter Skelter," Mel Kendrick, Annie Leibovitz, Brice Marden...
 
   
#24 Mitchell Syrop
Fascist art and Heads of State; Dan Quayle's image; Pragmatics begins; Danny Tisdale, Carlo Maria Mariani, ZiZi Raymond, Dan McCleary, Fred Tomaselli, "Documenta IX"...
 
   
#25 John Torreano
Hickey on golf and landscape painting; Wild Wheels; monster trucking; The Edges of Behavior; Roy Cohn/Jack Smith; Enrique Chagoya, Emerson Woelffer, Nancy Evans, Anish Kapoor, Carl Ostendarp, Ellen Birrell...
 
   
#26 Adrian Saxe
Dr. Seuss; fraudulent art; Michaelangelo Lights up a Marlboro; Vallance on sacred art; Oscar Wilde's Decay of Lying; Megan Williams, Deborah Small, Adam Fuss, Peter Halley, Eva Hesse, Diana Thater, Robert Therrien...
 
   
#27 Henry Darger
Peter Schjeldahl way outside; Aesthetics and Anaesthetics; Hickey on beauty; duck-stamp art; Bob Flanagan, Wim Delvoye, Sadie Benning, Ana Mendieta, John Wesley, Jonathan Borofsky, "Hand-Painted Pop"...
 
   
#28 Fandra Chang
Susan Kandel on feminist art; a life in the desert; a history of the wedding gown; gays in the military; Jean Lowe, Beatrice Wood, Adam Ross, Duane Michals, Christian Marclay, The Museum of Tolerance...
 
   
#29 Rubén Ortiz-Torres
A mixed-up multiculturalism; the FBI tour; Body and Soul; Õzines; Pae White, Claudia Matzko, Manuel Ocampo, Hans Bellmer, Jerry Brane, Philip Pirolo, Tim Hawkinson...
 
   
#30 Roy Dowell
Joan of Arc and The Wizard of Oz; how artists talk about art; The Pleasure Posture; a history of the smile; Lorna Simpson, John Outterbridge, Terry Allen, Jimmie Durham, Cameron Jamie, Stephen Prina...
 
   
#31 Monica Majoli
Hickey on psychedelics; Lewis on video art; Disney's Aladdin; Susan Kandel's Mimicry and Woman; The Beach Boys; CityWalk; Robert Smithson, Rachel Lachowicz, Sam Francis, Jacci Den Hartog, Thomas Trosch....
 
   
#32 Komar & Melamid
Lewis on snapshots; Welt on Smut; Van de Walle on basketball; Ventriloquism and Art; Franz West, Martin Kersels, Max Cole, Richard Hawkins, Scott Grieger, Ross Rudel, "Bad Girls"...
 
   
#33 Jim Isermann
The Tyranny of Free Speech; Schjeldahl on beauty; a history of the showgirl; the films of Ed Wood; John Currin, Hannah Wilke, Jason Rhoades, Sean Landers, Hannelore Baron, Roy Lichtenstein...
 
   
#34 Catherine Opie
Steven Spielberg and God; a history of the diagonal; Nirvana; therapeutic art; Vernon Fisher, Ann Hamilton, Ken Price, Robert Overby, Joyce Lightbody, Mike Kelley...
 
   
#35 The Simpsons
Hickey on Las Vegas; Bob Ross; Steiglitz's pornography collection; magical pictures and elemental eyes; Ellen Phelan, Uta Barth, Kim McConnell, Bruce Nauman, Joel Otterson, Peter Saul...
 
   
#36 John M. Miller
Hickey on Perry Mason; Welt on drag; The Beverly Hills Post-Moderne; Vallance's Matsuhisa meal; Tony Oursler, Chris Finley, Jennifer Bolande, Charles Garabedian, "inSITE," Andrea Bowers...
 
   
#37 Willie Herrón
Hickey on basketball; Sesame Street; a history of the post-apocalyptic landscape; Mural L.A.; sex in truck stops; Dale Chihuly, Jay DeFeo, Gary Hill, Kim Dingle, Toba Khedoori...
 
   
#38 Jim Shaw
Hickey on wrestling; Star Trek: Voyager; Knight on "Effeminism"; Gertrude Stein on masterpieces; The Rise of Systems Man; Tamara Fites, Richard Deacon, Sherrie Levine, Dennis Hollingsworth, Carrie Mae Weems, "Black Male"...
 
   
#39 Emanuel Martey
An attack on the New Academy; Hickey on rock-and-roll; Schjeldahl on Luther; Vallance on Nixon; R. Crumb, "Site Santa Fe," Claes Oldenburg, John Baldessari, Annette Messager, Jana Sterbak...
 
   
#40 Judie Bamber
Hickey on Norman Rockwell; a gay NEA; a history of chance; Judy Fiskin on trompe l'oeil; Tim Ebner, Roger Herman, Chuck Close, Alix Pearlstein, Lydia Dona...
 
   
#41 Edward Ruscha
Hickey's My Weimar; Richard Martin's Calvin Klein Culture; Saturday-morning cartoons; the TV shows of Darren Star; George Segal, Monique Prieto, Sam Durant, Guillermo Kuitca...
 
   
#42 Martin Kersels
Hickey on the birth of the art market; Libby Lumpkin's modest proposal for feminism; Dracula's Eating Disorder; the pedophilia of everyday life; Lisa Yuskavage, Mark Bennett, Hagop Sandaldjian, Glen Seator, Miles Coolidge...
 
   
#43 The X-Files
Hickey's Frivolity and Unction; Jane Gallop accused of sexual harrassment; the history of the wax museum; Vallance on St. Luke; the Vasulkas, Sharon Lockhart, Karen Carson, Allen Ruppersberg, Tom Wesselmann, Sue Williams...
 
   
#44 Andy Warhol
Hickey on Flaubert; The Postmodern Old West; four comic hosts; "Art and Film," "Sexual Politics," Jessica Stockholder, Keith Meyerson, Bill Owens, Thomas Nozkowski, Joan Jonas, Bill Viola...
 
   
#45 Agnes Pelton
Hickey on cartoons; kinaesthetics; On Images Meant to be Seen in the Dark; Ed & Nancy Keinholz, Man Ray, Michelle Fierro, Joseph Cornell, Megan Williams...
 
   
#46 Sharon Ellis
Hickey on looky-loos; Artists, Artists Everywhere; Schjeldahl on New York-New York Hotel & Casino; Roseanne is Rich; Christopher Williams, Ross Bleckner, Tony Delap, Roy DeCarava, Jack Pierson...
 
   
#47 Dave Muller
Cult Fiction: The Life & Times of L. Ron Hubbard; Hickey on dealing; Barbara Stafford on art and touch; David Greene on art, religion, and the Grateful Dead; Jennifer Pastor, Todd Gray, Alex Katz, Francis Alys...
 
   
#48 Ken Price
Under the Sign of the X; insanity and art; the aesthetic of the exquisite; Vallance on Judas; Carlos Mollura, Noah Purifoy, Georganne Deen, "Exiles and Emigrés," Tony Oursler, David Reed...
 
   
#49 Kurt Kauper
Hickey on Robert Mitchum; A Queer History of Public Space; the labyrinth; Krazy Kat; European art blockbusters; Michael C. McMillen, Rev. Ethan Acres, Tom of Finland, Kathy Prendergast...
 
   
#50 Ginny Bishton
Rebecca Solnit on nature calendars; Doug Harvey on boxing; Hickey on film noir; the ill-fated liberal arts; computer and medieval icons; Robert Gober, Ingrid Calame, Lucas Samaras, Helen Lundeberg, Kcho, Manuel Ocampo...
 
   
#51 Michelangelo Antonioni
Seinfeld: The Last Show; electric fairies; Hickey on the real Michelangelo; David Robbins's art-world satire; Robert Rauschenberg, Charles Ray, Carole Caroompas, Cindy Sherman, Bill Viola, Mark Innerst, Robert Motherwell...
 
   
#52 Chris Burden
A Date with Mr. Rogers; Coldness; Jeffrey Vallance swims with Marion Barry; Hickey on Robert Hughes and Sister Wendy; Che Guevara, Hiro Yamagata, Lee Krasner, Victor Estrada, Sam Taylor-Wood, Marnie Weber...
 
   
#53 Chris Finley
John Rechy on Bodybuilding; The Art of War; art and sign language; Hickey addresses the NEA; Yayoi Kusama, Peter Shelton, Michael Kenna, Larry Johnson, Frances Stark, Kevin Appel, John Wesley...
 
   
#54 The Larry Sanders Show
The life and times of Tiny Tim; Designer Marxism; new pop from Japan, Rubén Ortiz Torres on lowriders; Richard Prince, Liz Craft, Alison Saar, John Divola, Marsden Hartley, Liz Larner, Christopher Wool, Peter Zokosky, Gary Simmons, Dave Muller, The Patchett Collection . . .
 
   
#55 Tom Knechtel
Hickey on the Carpenters; "Blur"; "Policing Paradise"; the aesthetics of paranoia; Xu Bing, Sarah Lucas, Mary Corse, David Hockney, Adam Ross, Martin Kersels, Archigram, Miles Coolidge, Richard Serra, Anthony Hernandez . . .
 
   
#56 Rev. Ethan Acres
Hickey's "American Cool"; David Robbin's fictional dinner party; David A. Greene on money & art criticism; Doug Hall, George Stoll, Jack Pierson, Salomon Huerta, Laura Owens, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, e chen, Lynn Geesaman, David Reed . . .
 
   
#57 Jorge Pardo
Hickey's "Still Writing Talk"; Martha Stewart as gothic housewife; a defense of TV advertising; David Bowie; Gay Outlaw, Inka Essenhigh, Henry Wesssel, Karl Benjamin, John Sonsini, Guy de Cointet, Diana Thater, Edward Ruscha, Karl Benjamin . . .
 
   
#58 Jennifer Steinkamp
Hickey on Richard Pryor; "Seeing Double"; sweatshops and studio art; Vallance travels to the arctic; Richard Misrach, the Yonemotos, Amy Adler, Bruce Conner, John Currin, Mike Kelley, Ellen Phelan, Ben Sakoguchi, Yek . . .
 
   
#59 Dorr Bothwell
Color Insert: Monica Majoli
Rev. Acres on televangelism; Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Lightš; the backlash against videogame violence; "The Luminous Body"; Eleanor Antin, Vanessa Beecroft, Sherin Neshat, Meg Cranston, Peter Wegner, Vincent Fecteau . . .
 
   
#60 Lee Mullican
Color Insert: Steven Criqui
Hickey on Joep van Lieshout; the Zapruder film; a comparison betweeen Georgia O'Keeffe and Chuck Jones; Roger Fry's "Culture and Snobbism"; casteneda/reiman; Sam Durant, Joe Scanlan, Stefano Arienti. Howard Arkley, Miriam Dym . . .
 
   
#61 Jack Kirby
Color Insert: Charles Garabedian
White Christmas; Pageant of the Masters, Ralph Waldo Emerson's "The Poet"; Chris Ofili, Enrique Martinez Celeya, Marcelo Pombo, Elizabeth Peyton, Sam Maloof, John Schabel, Dirk Skreber . . .
 
   
#62 Michael Reafsnyde
Color Insert: Rubén Ortiz Torres
"The Aesthetics of the Cigarette"; Rev. Ethan Acres preaches at the Getty; Charles Schulz's "Peanuts"; Charles Long, Kerry James Marshall, Linda Stark, Raymond Pettibon, James Doolin, Peter Shelton, Joni Mitchell . . .
 
   
#63 Pae White
Color Insert: Adrian Saxe
Hickey's "A World Like Santa Barbara"; songpoems, Herrr Karl Valentin, comedian extraordinaire, science-fiction illustration; haikucriticism; Tam Van Tran, Frederick Hammersley, Louise Lawler, Robert Therrien, Sister Corita Kent, Polly Apfelbaum, Mildred Howard, Andrea Zittel . . .
 
   
#64 Lisa Eisner
Color Insert: Maxwell Hendler
Gnostic Action Movies, An Art World of Entertainment, the G.I. Bill, Jeffrey Vallance's Holy Shit!, Cindy Sherman, Anish Kapoor, Charles LaBelle, Dean DeCocker, Tim Bavington, Marcos Ramirez, John Wesley, Ray Johnson, Jason Meadows...
 
 
#65 Sandeep Mukherjee
Color Insert: Sharon Ellis
The Art of Rod McKuen, On Deadpan, Rev. Acres goes on a diet, Muzak's Aesthetic Potential, James Gobel, Chris Finley, Liza Ryan, E Chen, Robert Smithson, Mary Ellen Mark, Michelle Segre, Francesca Gabbiani, Joseph Park, Jitka Hanzlova...
 
 
#66 Susan Silton
Color Insert: Alexis Smith
The Art of Self-Help Books, Mira Schor's Modest Painting, a Mark Twain short story reprint, the conflict surrounding art as design, Crane/Winet, Katy Grannan, Stephanie pryor, Tony DeLap, Billy Al Bengston, Jessica Bronson, Paul McCarthy, Peter Lodato, Robert Olsen, Paul DeMarinis, Greg Rose...
 
 
#67 Tenkaro Takekuma ("Superflat")
Color Insert: The Center for Land Use Interpretation
Donelle Woolford's radical new I Have a Dream, Doug Harvey's The Voice of God, art and ambiguity, the history of the rearview mirror, Friedrich Nietzsche's Art and the Unhistorical Life, Allan Sekula, Gillian Wearing, Pet Sourinthone, David Korty, Richard Deacon, Liam Jones, Patrick Hogan, Jacqueline Cooper, Albert Contreras, Stephen Keene...
 
 
#68 Leni Riefenstahl
Color Insert: Monjas coronadas [Crowned Nuns], selected by Lari Pittman
Garth Brooks, The Myth of Selling Out, Rev. Acres' Performance Anxiety, Booked Up, David Humphrey's walk through New York galleries, Valle Export, Roland Reiss, Leni Riefenstahl, Morris Louis, Bart Exposito, Melissa Thorne, Meyer Vaisman, Dean Sameshima...
 
   
#69 Robert Gober
Color Insert: Pae White
Peter Schjeldahl on fireworks, Christine Siemens on a visual history of candlight, the aesthetics of Yad Vashem, Jeffrey Vallance returns to Tonga, Sharon Lockhart, Evan Holloway, Los Carpinteros, Hirsch Perlman, Amy Wheeler, James Fee, Meredith Jennings-Offen, Jacob Hashimoto, Heidi Kidon...
 
   
#70 "Female Officers Posing for Gun Inspection"
Color Insert: Lorser Feitelson
Doug Harvey on Harley-Davidson's Brand Illusion, Rebecca Solnit on art and urban ruins, Christine Siemen's provides an artist's guide to the Zodiac, Raymond Chandler's Realism and Fairyland, Burning Man, Ann Chamberlin, Michael Lazarus, Knud Merrild, Jim Isermannn, Carolee Toon, Sol LeWitt, Darcy Huebler, Daniel Richter, Paul Pfeiffer...