Stephen Bayley on CRASHED CARS and the DEATH OF THE MODERN ERA

Death is the most banal event imaginable: A) it comes to everyone and B) it ends in the dirt. But the death of a celebrity, in a fast car, down some black night street, lit up in the bright silver of a paparazzo’s flash bulb, was, during the short twentieth century, the last word in…
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JG BALLARD Interviews an 18-Year-Old RICHARD PRINCE

As a historical document, JG BALLARD’s 1967 interview with RICHARD PRINCE is like an unclaimed piece of checked luggage. Allegedly published by Ballard in Punch magazine in August 1967 (032c can neither confirm nor deny this), it was much more likely to have first been published by Prince in the art magazine ZG fourteen years later. It would appear safe to assume that this interview between …
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