By Rosalind E. Krauss
In accordance with the 1999 Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture, this publication makes use of the paintings of the Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers to argue that the specifity of mediums, even modernist ones, can by no means be easily collapsed into the physicality in their help.
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There were times when Ed tried to push other styles of art to his clients. On May 6, 1953, he was in the ofﬁces of F&SF for an art conference with publisher Lawrence Spivak and George Salter. Ed had the idea to do a symbolic cover for a story called “Letter to a Tiger” (October 1953). At ﬁrst Spivak and art editor Salter objected to Ed’s idea. Ed spent a few hours talking them into going along with his original concept. F. covers” (pg. 65). Ed had gotten away with a highly unusual cover for the story “Beyond Bedlam” in Galaxy, though here the case could be made that the art matched the story idea of a schizophrenic society (pg.
After entering the ﬁeld that Ed was invited to science ﬁction conventions. At the big conventions pro editors and fans would mill around, wandering in and out of hotel rooms, clustering together for parties and panel talks, then breaking apart to form new clusters in the suite of a well known fan, pro writer, or editor. Most of the editors were on friendly terms and did not see each other’s magazines as competitors. Ed saw the club- house camaraderie among editors, and began studying the various magazines with the intent of doing art for as many as possible.
THIS PAGE (bot L) THE ORIGINAL SCIENCE FICTION STORIES. "Living Space" by Isaac Asimov) Mr. & Mrs. Robert Benchley (it seems) inhabit their own private Idaho. A lovely tract home with all the amenities, in eco-harmony under a plexidome, forms this single family suburb on a barren world. But a planet-quake in such a locale can spoil your whole day. Things are jumpin' now in this Garden Spot, far from the madding crowds of Old New Jersey. The growing crevasse is a raffish treat, as it brings a dormant world back to crackling life.
A Voyage on the North Sea: Art in the Age of the Post-Medium Condition (Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture) by Rosalind E. Krauss