BY Paul Clinton in Frieze | 23 SEP 16

Weekend Reading List

From a critique of Adam Curtis to Wifredo Lam's Italian sojourn: what to read this weekend

BY Paul Clinton in Frieze | 23 SEP 16

Wifredo Lam, Second Adventivity, 1969. One of seven prints for the portfolio ‘Annonciation’, with poems by Aimé Césaire, published in Milan by Giorgio Upiglio, Grafica Uno, 1982. © SDO Wifredo Lam

  • As Adam Curtis announces his new film Hypernormalisation, it might be time to take a second look at Dan Hancox’s critique of the filmmaker.

  • Misery loves company: a family holidays into the maudlin world of Russian literature.

  • Awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant yesterday, Vincent Fecteau was interviewed by Bruce Hainley for frieze back in 2010.

  • Do not denote: the language games of Donald Trump.

  • Gay guerrilla: Leo Chadburn celebrates the powerful and politicized music of Julius Eastman.

  • ‘It was knowledge she wanted, not just a good picture’: a new biography of Diane Arbus.

  • Ahead of a major survey of her work, Wifredo Lam’s son Eskil remembers the artist’s years in Italy.

Paul Clinton is a writer, curator and editor based in London, UK. He is a lecturer in curating at Goldsmiths, University of London.