ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).
ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).

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ZG #1-4 (London: Gallery House Press, 1980-1981).

Ed. Rosetta Brooks. Tabloid-size, folded. Illustrated. The first four issues of this multi-faceted, cross-cultural magazine, intended by its founder Rosetta Brooks to focus on "self-consciously borderline activities" (editorial, first issue). All issues Very Good or better.

#1 (1980). Contents include interviews with Duggie Fields and Morgan Fisher; 'Blitz Culture', including photos of Blitz Kids Steve Strange, George [O'Dowd] "17, whose Mum and Dad are his best friends. They understand that clothes don't mean anything anyway", and Kim [Bowen]; Bruce McLean; Factory Records; 'The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle' reviewed by David Widgery.

#2 Sadomasochism (1980). "This issue of ZG is concerned with a particular period - the late Seventies. It examines the violent images of sexuality which have appeared simultaneously in the areas of film, fashion, art and music" (editorial). Contents include Pat Califia ('The Sexual Fringe'); interviews with Guy Hocquenghem (author of 'Homosexual Desire') and Vivienne Westwood; the photography of Helmut Newton and Jean-Marc Prouveur; architectural polemicist Bernard Tschumi; Raymond Durgnat on 'Maîtresse'; António Lagarto on "the dis-passion of Cruising"; Brian Hatton on the work of Viennese Actionist Günter Brus; Dick Hebdige on Sid Vicious.

#3 Image-Culture (1981, labeled #1). Contents include Rosetta Brooks on the video work of Dara Birnbaum; Karen Benson on current music's "plurality of female images" (Poly Styrene, The Slits, Debbie Harry); interviews with Lucy Whitman (Jolt punk fanzine), (fashion designer) Antony Price, Victor Burgin, and (Flying Lizard) David Cunningham; Annette Messager; DAF, A Certain Ratio and The Pop Group; fashion designers selling in street markets; anonymously inserted advertisement/text-piece by Jenny Holzer.

#4 Future Dread (1981, labeled #2). Contents include interviews with Steve Strange and Bifo (Italian free radio station, Radio Alice); Marek Kohn on fascist symbolism in popular culture and Rosetta Brooks on the transgression of social taboos and the adoption of Nazi imagery (punk, Bowie, Kraftwerk); Dan Graham on totalitarianism and punk (3pp.); John Maybury; Cerith Wyn Evans; Gilbert & George (provocative symbolism); Jenny Holzer.

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