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1998 Stories by C. Carr

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  • Digital Wonderground

    published December 22, 1998

    The new Philip Glass­Robert Wilson collaboration, Monsters of Grace (BAM), is an important experiment in virtual theater. A... More >>

  • Ron Athey’s Artful Crown of Thorns

    published December 15, 1998

    As a boy, Ron Athey practiced Christianity in extremis, and it helped make him the tattooed purveyor of spectacular and disturbing rituals that he... More >>

  • Let's Make an Ordeal

    published December 8, 1998

    World Record #3: Number of Days Without Sleep is the document of an artist in extremis. In 16 time-coded images taken from a videotape of... More >>

  • The Memory Wall

    published November 10, 1998

    His is the art of hidden histories, the excavation of pasts too deep for the shovel to reach. Call it metaphysical archaeology. In his very... More >>

  • A Brief History of Outrage

    published September 22, 1998

    This has been the summer of the Hundred Greatests—those lists of books and films intended to goad consumers into asking the question,... More >>

  • No Future!

    published September 8, 1998

    This is the story of Frank's Depression, a state of mind that outlived the unlucky punk poet who used it as a tag. Frank Hobbs (a/k/a Frank's... More >>

  • Slave Theater

    published August 25, 1998

    Last summer, the South Bronx encountered Poland through the hallucinatory medium of an Ubu play.Teatr Polski and a local troupe called Live... More >>

  • From Boho to Soho

    published August 4, 1998

    It was a classic moment in activist art and an auspicious launch to a decade: On January 1, 1980, some 35 artists—their bolt cutters in a... More >>

  • Circus Minimus

    published July 14, 1998

    Drawn by the oom-pah-pahs and the kindergarten colors, people drift into St. Mary's Park in the South Bronx from the projects or from East 149th.... More >>

  • Rad Like Who?

    published March 24, 1998

    Michael Portnoy, the self-anointed "Soy Bomb" who jumped onstage during Bob Dylan's performance at the Grammy Awards, was himself performing at... More >>

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