Co-editor Jörg Heiser pits Marcel Duchamp against screen hero Rocky in a struggle over the American Dream and Jan Verwoert explores the history of gesture in art and politics. Rocky’s finer moments are relived on frieze.com.
Peter York remembers the artistic and intellectual milieu of Roxy Music’s early days as explored in Michael Bracewell’s new book on the band.
Curator James Rondeau surveys the career of Michael Asher, an artist who, for over 40 years, has critiqued the structures of major art insititutions.
Christy Lange considers the work of Tehran-born photographer Shirana Shahbazi, whose photographs play with ideas of genre and cliché. Jenni Sorkin reflects on the work of Zoe Leonard, whose artistic coming-of-age in 1980s New York inspired her exploration of wonder and loss.