In the October issue of frieze Bruce Nauman talks to Joan Simon about his commission for the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, poetry, architecture, sound and language: ‘Raw Materials… it’s the rhythms and textures of the texts and how they relate to each other, and how they make their own new meaning.' Also Richard Prince fuses fact and fiction in his personal response to Bruce Nauman’s work.
Tom Morton considers Urs Fischer’s work as capable of transforming even the ugliest of ducklings into a weirdly beautiful swan.
Jennifer Higgie discusses Lisa Yuskavage’s paintings of near hallucinogenic visions of femininity.
Jonathan Romney explores the appropriation of experimental film techniques by mainstream cinema.
In our latest City Report, Tirdad Zolghadr visits Tehran to observe a flourishing contemporary scene, Kianoosh Vahabi provides a local perspective and Negar Azimi explores the second-hand bookstalls of the city.
Also featured: Ryan Gander by Mark Beasley; Tommy Stockel by Lars Bang Larsen; Ernesto Caivano by Peter Eleey and Anselm Reyle by Kirsty Bell.