The summer issue of frieze asks: how does art influence society? ‘Artists are still the canaries in the mine of gentrification’ – Sharon Zukin.
In Changing Places, Dan Fox talks to Nils Norman, Timotheus Vermeulen, Anton Vidokle, and Sharon Zukin about art, gentrification, and artistic freedom as the role art plays in city economies becomes increasingly complex.
Life Models: Professor of art history at Barnard College and Columbia University, Alexander Alberro, asks what kind of role does art actually play in society?
John Waters talks to Drew Daniel about sex, death, God, the art world, and how he has dealt with taste and transgression for close to 50 years.
Signs of the Times: Tom Morton looks at how Matthew Darbyshire‘s architectural interventions, installations and consumer objects reveal the gap between what is promised by those who shape our worlds and what is actually on offer. Delhi City Report: Devika Singh and The Raqs Media Collective consider the expansion of the art scene in the Indian capital, where a sense of adventure and DIY ethics are yielding interesting results.