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Back in the Stacks: 1992

Since it feels like summer was decades ago, we took a look at summer decades ago; a sampling of our periodicals. It was hot. Once upon a time.

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Open the The New Yorker, what’s the first thing you see? The New Yorker, June 1992.

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Rappers in recovery. Alan Light, “L.A. Rappers Speak Out.” Rolling Stone, June 25, 1992.

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Still maybe an issue. Mad, June 1992.

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Walter De Maria and El Greco in Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, from “All Fives, Sevens, and Nines,” by Lars Nittve. Artforum, Summer 1992.

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Mad, June 1992.

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Danny Tisdale, Lynching 1930. From “Engendered Species,” by Kobena Mercer. Artforum, Summer 1992

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“On the Road to Kassel,” Artforum, Summer 1992.

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The hits. Rolling Stone, June 25, 1992.

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Novum, June 1992.

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More car ads featuring cops. Vanity Fair, June 1992.

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Before mixology. Rolling Stone, June 25, 1992.

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From an interview with George Condo, by Anney Bonney. Bomb, Summer 1992.

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Vogue, June 1992.

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Be thankful for lasers. Vogue, June 1992.

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Checking up on the crooks. Annie Leibovitz, “Watergate.” Vanity Fair, June 1992.

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Before Bill did it. Julia Reed, “Clinton on the Brink.” Vogue, June 1992.

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“Documenting Documenta.” Interview, June 1992.

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Fashion fish. Vogue, June 1992.

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It doesn’t stop. Interview, June 1992.

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And no one is pretending. Interview, June 1992.

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Religion. Vanity Fair, June 1992.

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From John Ashbery’s “Baked Alaska.” The New Yorker, June 29, 1992.

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American Illustrated Magazine

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American Illustrated Magazine
November 1905-October 1906 (Volumes 61-62)

American Illustrated Magazine does not explain itself. It gets right on with the story. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, on soft, aromatic paper. Pleasantly antiquated. And illustrated of course, with photographs, like a series of bird portraits or a crocodile hunt, or with drawings that step out in front of what they were meant to describe. As if they told their own story all along.

 

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Walter Glackens, April 1906

 

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Arthur G. Dove, Feb. 1906

 

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F.R. Gruger, Nov. 1905

 

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Arthur G. Dove, Nov. 1905

 

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Henry S. Watson, Jan. 1906

 

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Franklin Booth, March 1906

 

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H.E. Townsend, Jan. 1906

 

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George Kerr, April 1906

 

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H.E. Townsend, Jan. 1906

 

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Philip R. Goodwin, April 1906

 

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Philip R. Goodwin, April 1906

 

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Karl Anderson, Jan. 1906

 

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C.D. Williams, Dec. 1905

 

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Rose Cecil O’Neill, Dec. 1905

 

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Henry Heyer, Nov. 1905

 

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Arthur G. Dove, Nov. 1905

 

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Lynn Bogue Hunt, Feb. 1906

 

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J.M. Conde, Feb. 1906

 

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F.R. Gruger, Nov. 1905

 

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Charles Sarka, Feb. 1906