ArtReview has a brand-new design. Many months in the making, our new look debuts in the September issue—currently being shipped to newsstands and bookshops worldwide.
Ten exhibitions opening in September you won’t want to miss—in Berlin, Birmingham, Brazil, Beijing, London, Edinburgh, New York, Los Angeles, Geneva and Thessaloniki, by Martin Herbert.
Points of View: Our writers on what’s happening in the artworld and beyond, including… Jonathan T.D. Neil on what we hate when we hate the art market; Venice—a victory for brains over brawn, by Maria Lind; Hettie Judah asks: Is culinary porn too mainstream to be a turn-on?; J.J. Charlesworth on whether arts venues in the UK need public funding; Sam Jacob on how corporate HQs tell us all we need to know about twenty-first-century culture; the NSA and me, by Jonathan Grossmalerman; Italy’s Venice Pavilion: not a disaster, by Mike Watson; berlin—city of brotherly love, by Raimar Stange; Mark Rappolt on Vienna off-space Ve:Sch.
Great Critics and Their Ideas: In the latest in our interview series with some of history’s finest minds, V.I. Lenin discusses Reena Spaulings Fine Art, by Matthew Collings.
Great Collectors and Their Ideas: In the first in a new series of interviews with contemporary art collectors, Mark Rappolt speaks with Julia Stoschek.
Other People and Their Ideas: Gabi Ngcobo, Johannesburg-based independent curator, educator and cofounder of the Center for Historical Reenactment, talks to Tom Eccles.
Brazil in the spotlight: Profiles of artists Fernanda Gomes, Artur Barrio and Chelpa Ferro, by Oliver Basciano; the impact of the summer’s protests on Brazil’s emerging art market, by Vincent Bevins; and the São Paulo art scene’s occupied spaces, by Claire Rigby.
Enki Bilal interviewed: The graphic novelist, artist and filmmaker talks to Paul Gravett.
The legacy of German painter Paula Modersohn-Becker: The first in a new series looking at the importance of dead artists to the practice of the living, by Marie Darrieussecq.
Sarah Morris: What the American artist’s latest film tells us about the city of Rio, by Mark Rappolt.
Istanbul—welcoming the unthinkable: In the aftermath of the summer’s antigovernment protests in Istanbul, and ahead of the city’s biennial, Lara Fresko looks at how the nation’s contemporary art reflects its society.
Current and recent exhibitions: In the UK, USA, Europe and the rest of world, including Michael Dean at Herald St, London; Curiosity at Turner Contemporary, Margate; Joyce Pensato at Santa Monica Museum of Art; The Cat Show at White Columns, New York; Keiichi Tanaami at Karma International, Zurich, and The System of Objects at DESTE Foundation, Athens.
Books: Including Holy Bible, by Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin, and Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers, by Janet Malcolm.
Consumed: Things to collect, things to buy, plus some practical artworks from Little & Large Editions.
The Strip: A new work from Gareth Brookes.
Subverted words: Text-based interventions in ArtReview‘s Listings & Classified Advertisement section, by Ryan Gander.
Off the Record: Gallery Girl—on the long hot summer.
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