In its annual roundup, frieze asks 18 critics and curators what, and who, they feel to be the most significant shows and artists from 2008, and what they’re looking forward to in 2009. Steven Stern reports from Prospect.1, New Orleans’ ambitious new biennial. Nicolas Bourriaud reveals his plans for the Tate Triennial 2009, and Daniel Birnbaum talks about his role as the next director of the Venice Biennale. Dominic Eichler reflects on censorship, sexuality, creativity and economic meltdown. Carol Yinghua Lu suggests that the popularity of gigantic sculptures amongst Chinese artists has little to do with good ideas.
Jan - Feb 2009