Issue 107 May 2007

State of the Art

What’s Left?

How the political divide between democratic socialists and romantic anarchists impacts on the art world by Jan Verwoert

View from the Bridge

Skin Deep

The erotics of looking and collecting by Robert Storr

Laughter, Tears and Rage

Diary of a Somebody

Susan Sontag’s journals reveal her Warholian efforts at fashioning a persona by Brian Dillon

More Than A Feeling

Pass the Evian

How to improve symposia, seminars and conferences by Tirdad Zolghadr



Stuart Bailey and Ryan Gander on the script for their proposed television series, Appendix Appendix by Dan Fox


Love Letters

A new documentary celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Helvetica typeface by Emily King

Life in Film

Luke Fowler

In an ongoing series, frieze asks artists and filmmakers to list the movies that have influenced their practice.


REAL LIFE Magazine: Selected Writings and Projects 1979–1994

ed. Miriam Katzeff, Thomas Lawson & Susan Morgan, (Primary Information, New York, 2007) by Belinda Bowring


Teenage: The Creation of Youth, 1875–1945

Jon Savage , (Chatto & Windus, London, 2007) by Michael Bracewell


The Madrid Trial

ARCO, Madrid, Spain by Lars Bang Larsen


The Rise of the London Art Market

Tate Britain, London, UK by Martin Herbert


Chantal Akerman: Là-bas

French Institute/Florence Gould Hall, New York, USA by Joanna Kleinberg


Life Without Buildings

Live at the Annandale Hotel (Gargleblast Records, 2007) by Dan Fox



Cloudburst and Under the Water (Durtro Jnana, 2007) by Tony F. Wilson



The Frozen Borderline: 1968–70 (Rhino, 2007) by Brian Dillon


Time’s Fool

For nearly three decades, George Condo’s paintings and sculptures have described a bawdy world of existential angst by Jennifer Higgie


Turning So Many Corners

Negotiation and communication are as key to Renata Lucas’s architectural interventions as the Brazilian Neo-Concretist tradition she works in by Lisette Lagnado


Light and Dark

David Lynch’s first digital video feature, INLAND EMPIRE, is his most experimental work in years by Kristin M. Jones

The Body Politic

For over three decades Mary Kelly has fused aesthetics, politics, psychoanalysis and radical formalism. She talked to Ian White about her unique approach to making art and her work for documenta 12 by Ian White

Room with an Overview

The format of the traditional retrospective is undergoing a radical re-evaluation – especially at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris by Jennifer Allen


Up Close and Personal

Estonian artist Mark Raidpere’s photographs and videos mine the space between private and public by Jorg Heiser


Tino Sehgal

With the Berlin-based artist


Valentin Carron

Alpine aesthetics and Modernism; imitation and a boar’s head by Adam Jasper


Lúcia Koch

Light, eye-popping patterns and a Turkish bathhouse by Jochen Volz


Spartacus Chetwynd

The epic and the everyday; theatre, bats, puppets and paintings by Tom Morton


Nairy Baghramian

Deserted frames, whispery voices; marquees, mirrors and steel earrings by Manfred Hermes

Mark Wallinger

Tate Britain, London, UK

By Tom Morton

Andreas Gursky

Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

By Holger Liebs

2nd Moscow Biennial

Various venues, Moscow, Russia

By Simon Rees

Eve Sussman & the Rufus Coporation

IFC Theater/Creative Time, New York, USA

By Jenni Sorkin

Vija Celmins

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

By Jeffrey Ryan

Juan Davila

National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, Australia

By Dominic Eichler

Katerina Šedá

Arratia, Beer, Berlin, Germany

By Christy Lange

Alexander Knox

Murray White Room, Melbourne, Australia

By Daniel Palmer

Grace Ndiritu

Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

By Melissa Gronlund

Pawel Althamer

neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany

By Matt Saunders

Christoph Buchel

Hauser and Wirth Coppermill, London, UK

By Dan Fox

Yoshua Okon

The Project, New York, USA

By Claire Gilman

The 80s: A Topology

Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal

By Dominic Eichler

Phill Niblock

Sketch, London, UK

By Sam Thorne

Design Life Now

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, USA

By Eugenia Bell


The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

By Mark Beasley

Radical Living Papers

Gavin Brown’s Enterprise at Passerby, New York, USA

By George Pendle

A Secret Service

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK

By Peter Suchin

Tommy Støckel

Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

By Amanda Coulson

Rob Churm

Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, UK

By Sarah Lowndes

Paradjanov the Magnificent

École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris, France

By Vivian Rehberg

Harrell Fletcher

LA>Los Angeles, USA

By Jeffrey Ryan

Good Riddance

MOT International, London, UK

By Courtney J. Martin

Ernesto Neto and Carlos Bevilacqua

Galeria Fortes Vilaça, Sao Paulo, Brazil

By Jochen Volz

Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK

By Jonathan Griffin

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