Issue 157
September 2013

The September issue of frieze visits the 55th Venice Biennale, rediscovers the work of Julio le Parc and takes a look around Donald Judd’s recently restored New York apartment.

Including: Jennifer Higgie on ‘Welcome to Iraq,’ Dan Fox on the U.S. pavilion, Tom Morton on the British pavilion and Sean O’Toole on African representation in Venice.

From this issue

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Sam Thorne |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Jennifer Higgie |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Jörg Heiser |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Dan Fox |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Tom Morton |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Barbara Casavecchia |

The 55th Venice Biennale

BY Sean O'Toole |

Can old ways be better ways? Or, Irony, playful ambivalence and fixed meanings

BY Dan Fox |

The pioneering gallerist Kekoo Gandhy

BY Shanay Jhaveri |

The Brazilian artist discusses the films that have most influenced her

BY Tamar Guimarães |

The restoration of Donald Judd’s SoHo loft

BY Robert Storr |

Why pop music craves art’s pieties and licensed intellectualism and art lusts after music’s broader cultural authenticity

BY Dan Fox |

The radical journal and independent publisher has long been an open-ended enterprise, the product of innumerable people and their own tangled itineraries

BY David Morris |

‘Painting Forever!’ opens across four Berlin institutions

BY Kirsty Bell |

On disasters and motivation

BY Lynne Tillman |

Theatricalizing the design process online

BY Elizabeth Glickfeld |

T.J. Wilcox talks to Kirsty Bell about his latest video project, In the Air, which opens at the Whitney Museum in September

BY Kirsty Bell |

The underground architecture of Harry Weese

BY George Pendle |

The image of ‘work’ and the relation between art and labour

BY Max Andrews |

Posthumanism, sci-fi novels and technology

BY Domenick Ammirati |

For more than 50 years, the Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc has been exploring spectatorship, movement and participation. Following a major survey show at the Palais de Tokyo, Robert Barry considers the artist’s life and work

BY Robert Barry |

The recent activities of the Cairo-based film collective

The intermingling of conceptual and material worlds

BY Vivian Sky Rehberg |

Curator and Fondazione Prada director Germano Celant worked with artist Thomas Demand and architect Rem Koolhaas to reproduce Harald Szeemann’s seminal exhibition of 1969

BY Pablo Larios |

An interview with Michèle Bernstein, novelist and founding member of the Situationist International

BY Gavin Everall |

The evolution of ‘performance architecture’

BY Agnieszka Gratza |

Q: What do you like the look of?
A: People’s faces when they are very surprised.