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Sean Burns

Sean Burns is an artist, writer and assistant editor of frieze based in London, UK. His book Death (2023) is out now from Tate Publishing.

Highlights also include Benjamin Mullinkosson’s club kids from Chengdu and intimate gallery sessions in Glaswegian living rooms

BY Sean Burns |

Our tips include a suite of raw meat paintings by Zhao Gang and a trip into the monstrous world of Jenkin Van Zyl 

 

BY Sean Burns |

The artist has turned Punta della Dogana in Venice into a world of autonomous AI installations and isolated marine creatures

BY Sean Burns |

Adriano Pedrosa’s biennial raises essential questions about representation in the art world, but unfortunately, it feels disjointed

BY Sean Burns |

A personal response to the influential artist and performer ahead of his homecoming retrospective and residency in Manchester 

BY Sean Burns |

Other highlights include Flora Dunster and Theo Gordon’s anthology of queer photography and the return of Artists Behind Bars

BY Sean Burns |

From the postponed Lagos Biennial to the first career retrospective of architect I.M. Pei at M+ in Hong Kong, these are the top picks for the year ahead

From gallery expansions and closures to social media complicating relational aesthetics, three frieze editors discuss the year in art

BY Sean Burns, Marko Gluhaich AND Chloe Stead |

From a posthumous Martin Wong retrospective in Camden to Matthew Arthur Williams’s sensitive debut in Dundee 

BY Sean Burns |

At the Fine Arts Museum, the greatest delights of ‘Small World’ are artworks that play with an absence of body or sound

BY Sean Burns |

Highlights include an album of music produced by visual artists and a cornucopia of hot new shows

BY Sean Burns |

Sean Burns on living with a cherished David LaChapelle portrait of the fashion icon

BY Sean Burns |

A collaboration between designer Jonathan Anderson and sculptor Lynda Benglis raises questions about the role of art on the runway

BY Sean Burns |

At the centre of the artist’s exhibition at Paris’s Bourse de Commerce is a sophisticated collage of her life in film

BY Sean Burns |

Other highlights include a collection of poetry and ephemera by US writer John Wieners and a beautiful monograph of the Scottish painter Carole Gibbons

BY Sean Burns |

Other highlights include Plaster, a quarterly poster magazine dedicated to contemporary artists, and a new stage adaption of Derek Jarman’s Blue 

BY Sean Burns |

The artist discusses his first survey, at Hayward Gallery, London, which ambitiously reconfigures his acclaimed spaces and sculptures

BY Sean Burns |

Michael Costiff, John Foley, Pam Hogg and Princess Julia pay tribute to the pioneering fashion designer and activist

Sean Burns speaks to the artist about the current protests in her home country and how the art world can better act in solidarity with the insurgents

BY Shirin Neshat AND Sean Burns |

From Howardena Pindell’s harrowing retrospective at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, to Garrett Bradley’s moving debut at Lisson Gallery, London

BY Sean Burns |