Issue 181
September 2016

The September issue of frieze celebrates the magazine’s 25th anniversary with three exclusively commissioned covers by internationally celebrated artist Sara Cwynar, Rosemarie Trockel and Chris Ofili.

The issue also features our selection of the 25 most influential artworks of the last 25 years, including works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Wolfgang Tillmans and Kara Walker, interviews with critics Li Xianting and Hal Foster, a roundtable with artists Carlos Motta, Mario Garcia Torres and Fernanda Brenner and a special artist’s project by Gary Panter.

From this issue

Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

BY Elisa R. Linn | 07 SEP 16

The designer and curator discusses his influences, from fashion to film

BY Duro Olowu | 28 AUG 16

Art and the culture of apology

BY Negar Azimi | 23 AUG 16

Hal Foster and Ben Lerner discuss criticism, poetry, painting and what it means to despise the thing you love most

BY Hal Foster | 20 AUG 16

A quarter century of frieze;a quarter century of lessons

BY Jennifer Higgie | 19 AUG 16

Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden

BY Nathaniel Budzinski | 19 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

18 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

18 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

17 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

17 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

16 AUG 16

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

16 AUG 16

A major retrospective reveals Bruce Conner’s reach beyond the field of experimental cinema

BY Nick Pinkerton | 15 AUG 16

Trying to make sense of it all

BY Olivia Laing | 14 AUG 16

Boris Groys on 25 years of contemporary art in Eastern Europe

BY Boris Groys | 13 AUG 16

Curator Fernanda Brenner and artists Mario García Torres, Carlos Motta and Amalia Pica discuss what Latin American art means to them

12 AUG 16

Thoughts on two and a half decades of Photoshop

BY Emily King | 10 AUG 16

Andrew Durbin discusses the books that have influenced him

BY Andrew Durbin | 10 AUG 16

Critic and curator Li Xianting speaks to Carol Yinghua Lu about tradition, change and leaving the art world

BY Carol Yinghua Lu | 10 AUG 16

Are we evolving from a collector-driven art world to an audience-driven one?

BY Daniel Baumann | 09 AUG 16

The return of Pee-wee Herman’s queer carnivalesque 

BY Charlie Fox | 09 AUG 16

Xippas, Paris, France

BY Devika Singh | 03 AUG 16

Three new exhibitions from Lena Henke, Yngve Holen, and Anne Imhof

BY Laura McLean-Ferris | 25 JUL 16

Josh Lilley, London, UK

BY Harry Thorne | 23 JUL 16

Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Hauser & Wirth, London, and Massimo de Carlo, Milan

BY Matthew McLean | 22 JUL 16

Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia

BY Tom Melick | 18 JUL 16

The Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

BY Evan Moffitt | 16 JUL 16

Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland

BY Bean Gilsdorf | 15 JUL 16

Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil

BY Camila Belchior | 14 JUL 16

Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland

BY Abigail Winograd | 12 JUL 16

Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

BY Kate Sutton | 11 JUL 16

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

BY Anna Coatman | 07 JUL 16

Para Site and Connecting Space, Hong Kong

BY Cristina Sanchez-Kozyreva | 06 JUL 16

Etablissement d’en face, Brussels, Belgium

BY Eleanor Ivory Weber | 04 JUL 16

Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Australia

BY Sophie Knezic | 01 JUL 16

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

BY Gemma Tipton | 30 JUN 16

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 30 JUN 16

White Cube, London, UK

BY Alice Butler | 28 JUN 16

Various venues, Zurich, Switzerland

BY Christy Lange | 27 JUN 16

MoMA PS1, New York, The Studio Museum, Harlem, and ICA Philadelphia 

BY Evan Moffitt | 23 JUN 16

Annely Juda Fine Art & The Mayor Gallery, London

BY Tim Smith-Laing | 21 JUN 16

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, USA

BY Jay Murphy | 20 JUN 16

Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 18 JUN 16

Jenny’s, Los Angeles, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 17 JUN 16

Various venues, Berlin, Germany

BY Karen Archey | 12 JUN 16

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

BY Declan Long | 08 JUN 16

Real Fine Arts, Brooklyn, USA

BY Louisa Elderton | 07 JUN 16

Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, France

BY Lauren Elkin | 06 JUN 16

Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada

BY Sara Knelman | 03 JUN 16

Studio_Leigh, London, UK

BY Chris Fite-Wassilak | 03 JUN 16

Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

BY Isobel Harbison | 02 JUN 16

Ramiken Crucible, New York, USA

BY David Everitt Howe | 31 MAY 16

Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy

BY Isobel Harbison | 27 MAY 16

Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, USA

BY Caille Millner | 26 MAY 16

Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

BY Sean O'Toole | 23 MAY 16

Pivô, São Paulo, Brazil

BY Kiki Mazzucchelli | 20 MAY 16

Studio Voltaire, London, UK

BY Nina Power | 19 MAY 16

Shanghai Chi K11 Art Museum, China

BY Andrew Stooke | 17 MAY 16