Esopus 1 (Fall 2003)

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Editor’s Note

By Tod Lippy

A pure mountain creek serves as inspiration for a new arts publication.


Artist’s Project: Chris Doyle

By Chris Doyle

Drawings from the artist’s “Untitled House” series


Artist’s Project: Beth Campbell

By Beth Campbell

“My Potential Future Based on Present Circumstances (6/29/03)”


The Architecture of Effect

By Clay Eicher

Are “superstars” like Frank Gehry actually practicing architecure? Does it matter?


Music at 6

By Carter Burwell; illustrations by Scott Menchin

Why do Americans get—and seem to want—their news with a soundtrack?


The Art of Husbandry

By Don Bachardy

Portraits of the actresses from the 1974 film The Stepford Wives


Alex Shear’s Object Lesson #1

By Alex Shear

A line-up of soda bottles that shamelessly echo the original 7-Up logo (removable poster)


Nothing Personal

By Heather Larson

Seeking out Pfc. Jessica Lynch in the West Virginia countryside


Victor and Judy

By Eva Vives

Photos of Raising Victor Vargas’s two leads by the film’s co-writer


Hollywood Minute

By Christopher Durang

A master satirist sets his sights on entertainment news.


Artist’s Project: Richard Tuttle

By Richard Tuttle

The result of an encounter with a found object provided by Esopus


100 Frames: Baran (2001)

Film by Majid Majidi; introduction by Hamid Dabashi

A resonant gesture, and sublime moment, from the celebrated Iranian film


Angus Trumble’s 1904 In Retrospect

By Angus Trumble

One year. One page. (First in a series)


Esopus CD #1: Public Domain

Musical acts including Dean Wareham, Mark Eitzel, and Phosphorescent craft songs based on public domain material.


Esopus 1 launches at Satellite Gallery in New York City.