In the May Issue: Jonathan Griffin reflects on the work of the influential British artist Eric Bainbridge who is fascinated by surfaces and disguises, the exotic and the mundane.
Bruce Hainley finds parallels in the careers of Alex Bag and Harmony Korine, artists who rose to youthful notoriety in the 1990s and who have recently returned with a museum show and a feature film.
Dominic Eichler exposes the rich layers of reference and discursive discordance in Stephen Prina‘s installations, performances and objects.
Martin Herbert discusses animism and imagination in Phillip Allen‘s painterly abstractions.
Kirsty Bell explores the unique language of Charline von Heyl‘s paintings, developed in the face of information streams and image overload.
Jennifer Allen sees the society of the spectacle reflected in disco balls, Joseph Clarke looks at how architects are dealing with the problems of housing the 600 million people in China who are moving from rural areas to major cities, and Jace Clayton assesses the highs and lows of ‘Auto-Tune’ software.