In the latest issue of frieze Jörg Heiser asks what our interest in the face tells us about contemporary communication.
Other highlights of the April issue include: Face/Off: art historian Tom Holert on anonymity and iconography in contemporary protest culture. Picture This: photographer Christina Zück examines the ‘enraptured faces’ of photographic portraiture. A Life in a Day: Jennifer Higgie looks at the fictitious portraits of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, the London-based painter whose work is currently included in the New Museum Triennial, New York. Mike Kelley (1954–2012) – Ten Tributes: friends and collaborators remember his life and work—with an essay by John C. Welchman, and tributes by Monica Bonvicini, Emi Fontana, Ann Magnuson, John Miller, Dave Muller, Sterling Ruby, Jim Shaw, Michael Smith and Marnie Weber.