Issue 168
Jan - Feb 2015

The Jan / Feb issue of frieze is out now, featuring Simone Forti, Pierre Huyghe and Kai Althoff, plus all our regular columns and reviews from around the world.

Also featuring: Writer Michael Bracewell enters the peculiar world of Kai Althoff; Amy Sherlock looks at illusions of domesticity in contemporary art; novelist Vincenzo Latronico visits Ciudad Abierta, a thriving utopian community in rural Chile; and, concurrent with her shows at The Photographers’ Gallery and the ICA in London, Viviane Sassen talks to Aaron Schuman about fashion, art and speaking Dutch in the jungle.

From this issue

Artists and the freedom of the desert

BY Jonathan Griffin | 17 DEC 14

How Wikipedia skews the story of art

BY Olivian Cha | 17 DEC 14

The role of the village in perceptions of Africa

BY Sean O'Toole | 17 DEC 14

How the iconic, discontinued Ambassador car has inspired Indian artists

BY Shanay Jhaveri | 17 DEC 14

Hollywood’s recent taste for revolt

BY Mark Fisher | 17 DEC 14

From deep soul explorations of topical subjects and the plight of the poor to musing reflectively on art, life, God and outer space

BY Andrew Hultkrans | 17 DEC 14

In the first of a new series focusing on a single work, Jennifer Higgie considers Pierre Huyghe’s latest film, Human Mask

BY Jennifer Higgie | 17 DEC 14

Viviane Sassen talks to Aaron Schuman

BY Aaron Schuman | 17 DEC 14

Vincenzo Latronico visits a utopian community in rural Chile, which is still thriving after over 40 years

BY Vincenzo Latronico | 17 DEC 14

Painting on the brink of hysteria

BY Charlie Fox | 17 DEC 14

Astrid Kaminski talks to Simone Forti, while artists Gerard & Kelly and Maria Hassabi, along with curator Ana Janevski, discuss her influence

BY Astrid Kaminski | 17 DEC 14

Leaky flesh, soft machines and broken systems

17 DEC 14

Imagine a door with no room: Are you inside or outside?

BY Amy Sherlock | 17 DEC 14

Mining historical works for new conceptual paths

BY Ara H. Merjian | 17 DEC 14

Is the design world still a boys’ club?

BY Alice Rawsthorn | 16 DEC 14

Thoughts on race and art in the 21st century

BY Naomi Beckwith | 16 DEC 14

#Accelerate, a new reader for the fast-moving theory of Accelerationism

BY Orlando Reade | 16 DEC 14

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

BY Tom Morton | 16 DEC 14

Various venues, New Orleans, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 16 DEC 14

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

BY Ara H. Merjian | 16 DEC 14

The Kitchen, New York, USA

BY Dan Fox | 16 DEC 14

Regina Rex, New York, USA

BY William Corwin | 16 DEC 14

Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

BY David Geers | 16 DEC 14

Miguel Abreu, New York, USA

BY Mitch Speed | 16 DEC 14

SculptureCenter, New York, USA

BY Hannah Stamler | 16 DEC 14

Château Shatto, Los Angeles, USA

BY Summer Guthery | 16 DEC 14

RISD Museum, Providence, USA

BY Matthew Erickson | 15 DEC 14

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

BY Rahma Khazam | 15 DEC 14

Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France

BY Christy Lange | 15 DEC 14

Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK

BY Jonathan P. Watts | 15 DEC 14

Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK

BY Chris Sharratt | 15 DEC 14

Whitechapel Gallery & Tate Modern, London, UK

BY Martin Herbert | 15 DEC 14

Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, UK

BY Sara Knelman | 15 DEC 14

The Showroom, London, UK

BY Matthew McLean | 15 DEC 14

Carroll / Fletcher, London, UK

Carl Kostyál, London, UK

BY Pablo Larios | 15 DEC 14

Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

BY Joanne Laws | 15 DEC 14

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, the Netherlands

BY Renske Janssen | 15 DEC 14

Wilfriend Lentz, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

BY Vivian Sky Rehberg | 15 DEC 14

établissement d'en face projects, Brussels, Belgium

BY Laura Preston | 15 DEC 14

Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland

BY Andrew Hunt | 15 DEC 14

Sandy Brown, Berlin, Germany

BY Saim Demircan | 15 DEC 14

Esther Schipper & Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, German

BY Pablo Larios | 15 DEC 14

Kunsthalle Bergen, Norway

BY Kathy Noble | 15 DEC 14

ar/ge kunst, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

BY Federica Bueti | 15 DEC 14

A Tetris stack on the bank of the Kura River

BY Sam Thorne | 15 DEC 14

The audio, visual world of Diego Perrone

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 15 DEC 14

The recent work of Kai Althoff

BY Michael Bracewell | 15 DEC 14

Fondazione Marconi, Milan, Italy

BY Emily Verla Bovino | 15 DEC 14

García Galería, Madrid, Spain

BY Max Andrews | 15 DEC 14

Q: What do you wish you knew? A: I wish I knew less.

BY Karl Ove Knausgård | 15 DEC 14

Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil

BY Jens Hoffmann | 15 DEC 14

Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

BY Philip Brophy | 15 DEC 14

ShanghART, Beijing, China

BY Carol Yinghua Lu | 15 DEC 14

Platform China, Beijing, China

BY Colin Siyuan Chinnery | 15 DEC 14

Various venues nationwide, Australia

BY James E.K. Parker | 15 DEC 14