Issue 166
October 2014

The October issue of frieze is out now, featuring Shahryar Nashat, Laure Provost, Bruce McLean and artist duo Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, plus all our regular columns and reviews from around the world.

Also Featuring: Co-editor Jörg Heiser on the irresistible entangling of dance and desire in the work of this issue’s cover artist, Shahryar Nashat; Domenick Ammirati explains how Darren Bader has pushed the readymade to its extreme.

From this issue

A slew of recent exhibitions and projects reveal an interest in the artist as anthropologist

BY Kaelen Wilson-Goldie | 25 SEP 14

In Shahryar Nashat’s films and sculptures, dodecahedrons, dance and desire come together in delirious studies of impossible ideals

BY Jörg Heiser | 25 SEP 14
Influences

From Samuel Beckett’s plays to Nick Cave’s music, the artists and filmmakers discuss the evolution of their artistic imaginations

BY Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard | 25 SEP 14

How Andra Ursuta’s sculptures play with national stereotypes

BY Summer Guthery | 25 SEP 14

How Darren Bader has pushed the readymade to its extreme

BY Domenick Ammirati | 24 SEP 14

Silicon wafer weapons and Mars missions

BY Kirsty Bell | 24 SEP 14

Films and installations from the depths of the unconscious

BY Josefine Wikström | 24 SEP 14

Botched temporalities and ceramic selves

BY Matthew McLean | 24 SEP 14

Laure Prouvost talks about translation, tea, fictitious grandparents, erotic films and trying to make sense of the world

BY Zoe Pilger | 24 SEP 14

San Francisco's theatre of sound-sculptured space

BY Geeta Dayal | 24 SEP 14

Can’t relate? Don’t worry: you’re not alone

BY Dan Fox | 23 SEP 14
City Report

What a fashion designer can teach us about the display of contemporary art

BY Vivian Sky Rehberg | 23 SEP 14

Radical collage and cut-outs in India

BY Shanay Jhaveri | 23 SEP 14

Public art and the commemoration of World War I

BY Lara Pawson | 23 SEP 14
Influences

The British screenwriter and director discusses the films that have influenced her practice

BY Joanna Hogg | 23 SEP 14

Who should the internet serve?

BY Stephanie DeGooyer | 23 SEP 14

‘Pop today is a broad church, but no one would ever argue that it’s not fun’

BY Dan Fox | 22 SEP 14
City Report

How artists and photographers in Japan have responded to the disasters of 3 March 2011

BY Christy Lange | 22 SEP 14

20th-century illustrations of Fantômas

BY Erik Morse | 22 SEP 14

New technology and endangered objects

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 22 SEP 14

The consistently inconsistent career of Scottish artist Bruce McLean

BY Colin Perry | 19 SEP 14

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

BY Chris Wiley | 16 SEP 14

Hauser & Wirth, London & Somerset, UK

BY Amy Sherlock | 16 SEP 14

Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK

BY Luke Healey | 16 SEP 14

Raven Row, London, UK

BY Charlie Fox | 16 SEP 14

MOT International, London, UK

BY Sook-Kyung Lee | 16 SEP 14

Maureen Paley, London, UK

BY Paul Pieroni | 16 SEP 14

Pace Gallery, London, UK

BY Shanay Jhaveri | 16 SEP 14

John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

BY Paul Carey-Kent | 16 SEP 14

The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 16 SEP 14

New Orleans Museum of Art, USA

BY Jay Murphy | 16 SEP 14

Bortolami, New York, USA

BY Laura McLean-Ferris | 16 SEP 14

Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA

BY Joseph Akel | 16 SEP 14

Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 16 SEP 14

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA

BY Ara H. Merjian | 16 SEP 14

Various venues, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

BY Tobi Maier | 16 SEP 14

Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, Canada

BY Caoimhe Morgan-Feir | 16 SEP 14

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

BY Colin Siyuan Chinnery | 16 SEP 14

Gallery 9.5, Hotel Anteroom, Kyoto, Japan

BY Becca Voelcker | 16 SEP 14

Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia

BY Sophie Knezic | 16 SEP 14

Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Serbia

BY Giulia Smith | 15 SEP 14

Galeria Stereo, Warsaw, Poland

BY Krzysztof Kościuczuk | 15 SEP 14

Kunstverein Langenhagen, Germany

BY Melissa Canbaz | 15 SEP 14

Société, Berlin, Germany

BY George Vasey | 15 SEP 14

Galerie Buchholz and Arsenal Institut für Film und Videokunst, Berlin, Germany

BY Karen Archey | 15 SEP 14

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

BY Gemma Tipton | 15 SEP 14

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

BY Matthew Rana | 15 SEP 14

GAM, Turin, MADRE, Naples, MAXXI, Rome, Italy

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 15 SEP 14

Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium

BY EC Feiss | 15 SEP 14

Galerie Antoine Levi, Paris, France

BY Eleanor Ivory Weber | 15 SEP 14

Marcelle Alix, Paris, France

BY Jill Glessing | 15 SEP 14