This month, Christopher Williams talks to Willem de Rooij about conceptualism’s relationship to the image and how referentiality has become a mainstream convention. Following Williams’ major solo show at Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and De Rooij’s current exhibition at Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie, they discuss their respective practices, previous collaborations and why the adoption of photography was once a political choice.
On the occasion of Lynda Benglis‘ major touring retrospective she discusses with Marina Cashdan her 40-year career. ‘When I came to New York I was part of a close circle of artists who were asking questions about where art was going and what art could be.’
In our Los Angeles City Report, Fritz Haeg asks what attracts artists to the city, whilst Jonathan Griffin maps LA’s powerhouse institutions, tiny project spaces, legendary art schools and artist-run initiatives.