Issue 155
May 2013

In a feature on what drones see and how we might see them, Christy Lange considers the limits of visualization; Helen Marten on skeuomorphism, skins and soup and the surreal, oddly familiar world of Nicole Eisenman by Jennifer Higgie.

Also featuring: Massimilliano Gioni, director of the forthcoming 55th Venice Biennale, talks to frieze contributing editor Barbara Casavecchia.

From this issue

The winner of the 2016 Turner Prize discusses skeuomorphism, skins and soup - from issue 155

BY Helen Marten |

What could you imagine doing if you didn’t do what you do? 

I can’t imagine doing anything other than making art.

BY Lara Almarcegui |

From the Vatican to the Venice Biennale: the limits to symbolic acts of altruism

BY Jörg Heiser |

How taste and preferences change

BY Lynne Tillman |

Artists respond to migration in Africa

BY Sean O'Toole |

Massimiliano Gioni discusses his plans for the 55th Venice Biennale, ‘The Encyclopaedic Palace’

BY Barbara Casavecchia |

A brief history of the GIF

BY Morgan Quaintance |

Oulipo and the re-release of Raymond Queneau’s 1947 Exercises in Style

BY Charlie Fox |

A new film reconstructs Félix Guattari’s unproduced sci-fi script

BY Erik Morse |

An artist-led guided tour of corruption in the Czech Republic

BY Noemi Smolik |

The texture of Rosenfeld’s work is woven from often seemingly disparate times, places and registers of culture

BY Dan Fox |

What do drones see? And how can we see them?

BY Christy Lange |

The surreal, oddly familiar world of Nicole Eisenman

BY Jennifer Higgie |

Artist Gary Panter draws and discusses the books that have influenced him

BY Gary Panter |

From eroticism to transcendence, the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini and Andy Warhol has many surprising overlaps. Ara H. Merjian traces the affinities and contradictions between an unlikely pair

BY Ara H. Merjian |

The Kosovar artist’s biographical narratives and loaded artefacts

BY Pablo Larios |

Motion-capture choreography, street fights, Looney Tunes and ‘hybrid cinema’

BY Kari Rittenbach |

Gianfranco Baruchello’s long career encompasses painting, sculpture and film as well as farming and psychoanalysis

BY Luca Cerizza |

Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

BY Klaus Walter |

Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas talks to Kathy Noble about creating with clay, sculpture-as-film and team-work

BY Kathy Noble |

‘Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction’ was “not simply the tale of an extraordinary woman, but a study in how art history has been traditionally written”

BY Jennifer Higgie |

A collaboration that began with a castle in the Carpathians

BY Amy Sherlock |

Utopian Modernism, children’s toys and art in the public realm

BY Wes Hill |

From his Conceptual art of the 1960s to his recent computer-generated works, Victor Burgin has consistently explored the virtual nature of images and words. He talked with writer and curator David Campany

BY David Campany |

A number of recent exhibitions and artist projects have utilized the architecture of the television studio. How does this tendency relate to TV’s shifting significance as a cultural form?

BY Maeve Connolly |

With references to Brian Eno, M.R. James and the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop, the pair create an eerie ‘audio essay’ charting a walk from Felixstowe to Sutton Hoo

BY Charlie Fox |

CCA, Glasgow, & Stills, Edinburgh, UK

BY Chris Sharratt |

The shifting landscape of contemporary art in Beijing

BY David Spalding |