In the Summer Issue of frieze: Alessandro Rabottini On the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification, contributing editor Barbara Casavecchia, talks to Italian curators and critics about the country’s political crisis and its effect on cultural institutions. With contributions from: Gabriella Belli, Cecilia Canziani, Massimiliano Gioni, Francesco Manacorda and Alessandro Rabottini.
In ‘State of the Art,’ co-editor Jennifer Higgie considers censorship in the art world, and asks us to remember that Ai Weiwei is one of thousands of artists, writers and activists who are incarcerated around the world because of their beliefs.
John C. Welchman explores the parameters of ‘the marine’ in the work in the work of Cosima von Bonin, whose final installment of her touring exhibition ‘The Lazy Susan Series’ is on now at Mamco, Geneva.
Whilst ahead of his retrospective at the Guggenheim, New York, this summer, Lee Ufan talks to Melissa Chiu about his five decades as an artist, writer and philosopher.