Issue 83
May 2004

In the May issue frieze quiz Dan Cameron, Dan Fox, Jennifer Higgie, Matthew Higgs, Katy Siegel, Roberta Smith and Neville Wakefield about the 2004 Whitney Biennial.

Alex Farquharson explores Cameron Jamie’s fascination with wrestling, the Los Angeles valley suburbs of his childhood and Old and New World rituals from Halloween to the ancient Austrian custom of Kranky Klaus.

Also featured: Kate Bush on Gabriel Kuri, Dan Fox on Luke Fowler, Tom Morton on Xavier Veilhan, Brian Dillon on Emma Kay and James Trainor on the performances of William Pope.L. 

From this issue

'A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-68' at MoCA, Los Angeles

Xavier Veilhan's Le Projet Hyperrealiste

Cameron Jamie

The 2004 Whitney Biennial, a survey of contemporary art made in the US, opened in March at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. It was curated by Chrissie Illes, Shamim M. Momin and Debra Singer. frieze asked seven critics and curators to repsond to a few questions

An interview with Jens Hoffmann about his recent appointment as Director of Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London

Considering recent museum developments in the light of Stockholm's reopened Moderna Museet

Terry Painter l'artiste, the latest satirical take on the creative life

The vices and virtues of literary reportage

The current touring exhibition 'Ready to Shoot', documents Gerry Schum's experimental fusion of art and television

BY Catrin Lorch |

Almanacs worry the FBI, fascinate Dave Eggers and help farmers

Revisiting the work of author, artist and translator Pierre Klossowski

The curious history of Jacob Epstein's famous sculpture