Volume 12, Number 1, September 2001
Table of Contents
“As Radical as Reality Itself.” A review of Susan Buck-Morss, Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.
“The Ecstasy of Speed.” A review of Paul Virilio, A Landscape of Events. Trans. Julie Rose. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2000.
“Complicating Complexity: Reflections on Writing about Pictures.” A review of James Elkins, Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles? On the Modern Origins of Pictorial Complexity. New York and London: Routledge, 1999.
Jerzy O. Jura
“Intoxicating Class: Cocaine at the Multiplex.” A review of Traffic. Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Perf. Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Dennis Quaid. USA Films, 2000, and Blow. Dir. Ted Demme. Perf. Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Paul Reubens, Ray Liotta. New Line Cinema, 2001.
“Utopia in the City.” A review of “Utopia: The Search for the Ideal Society in the Western World.” Special Exhibition at the New York Public Library. October 2000-January 2001.
“Art After Ahab.” A review of And God Created Great Whales. Conceived and Composed by Rinde Eckert. Performed by Rinde Eckert and Nora Cole. Directed by David Schweizer. The Culture Project at 45 Bleecker, New York, NY. 9 September 2000.