Issue 1
Summer 2011

From this issue

Does the art world still have a centre?

BY Jennifer Allen |

The strange persistence of class difference in art

BY Jan Verwoert |

What conflicts await the next Director of Vienna’s Academy of Fine Arts?

BY Manuela Ammer |

Are the changes to Swiss art funding only about censorship?

BY Quinn Latimer |

Three recently released mix albums and the purist’s fear of digital bastardization

BY Klaus Walter |

In this series, frieze d/e asks artists, curators or writers to reflect upon one word and its impact

A Hamburg exhibition and a new collection of his writings shed another light on Aby Warburg

BY Ludwig Seyfarth |

Marburger Kunstverein, Germany

BY Jens Hoffmann |

dOCUMENTA (13) Artistic Director, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, spoke with Noemi Smolik about creating the exhibition and throwing out the concept

BY Noemi Smolik |

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

BY Amanda Coulson |

Water bottles, pills and emergency blankets

BY Quinn Latimer |

Since the mid-1990s, Henrik Olesen has taken apart clichés about gay identity and turned the pieces into visceral installations, sculptures and collages

BY Jan Verwoert |

BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

BY Helen Chang |

Soy Capitán, Berlin, Germany

BY Kito Nedo |

Is the activity of artists overshadowing their art?

BY Boris Groys |

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

BY Burkhard Meltzer |

Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

BY Zoe Stillpass |

Searching in the archives, Susanne Kriemann finds a new life for photography

BY Jennifer Allen |

Guido W. Baudach

BY Mark Prince |

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen

BY Noemi Smolik |

freymond-guth Ltd. fine ARTS

BY Felicity Lunn |

Galerie Martin Janda

BY Bettina Brunner |

Galerie Barbara Weiss

BY Raimar Stange |

Max Frisinger picks up what other people throw away and binds it into sculptural cartographies of the city

BY Jörg Heiser |

Temporary Gallery Cologne

BY Noemi Smolik |

Städtische Galerie Dresden

BY Jennifer Allen |

The hype around Berlin as a magnet for artists from all over the world has been discussed for years. But how do artists  as residents, citizens and German citizens  relate to the city? A roundtable discussion, led by Jennifer Allen and Jörg Heiser with Maja Bajevic, Carson Chan, Annika Eriksson and Olaf Nicolai

BY Jennifer Allen |

Biedermeier und Brasilien, Wallpaper Landscapes, Polaroids and Thoughtographs

BY Brigitte Huck |

Heimo Zobernig talks to Kirsty Bell about his sculptures, paintings and videos from the early 1980s to the present  and about red light, mannequins and Oswald Wiener’s literary sources

BY Kirsty Bell |

Choose a single object of special significance from you working or living environment

BY Marcel Odenbach |