Issue 89
March 2005

In the March issue of frieze Jennifer Higgie explores the grim humour and surreal clarity of Michaël Borremans’ paintings and drawings.

Michael Bracewell talks to John Stezaker about fascination, education, politics and dreams of bridges.

Tom Morton looks at the ways in which Carol Bove mines the recent past: the sexual revolution, key books and the most immediate of historical deposits – style.

Jorg Heiser discusses Thomas Schutte’s almost 30-year concern with puncturing manifestations of power and subjection.

Jan Verwoert visits Paulina Olowska’s alternative history of the avant-garde and finds it populated by both real and fictional heroines.

“What do you like the look of? Peonies…” Christian Marclay responds to the frieze back page Questionnaire.

Also featured: Paul Chan by Peter Eleey; Simon Dybbroe Moller by Dominic Eichler; Bernadette Corporation by Emily Pethick and Michael Stevenson by Brian Dillon.

From this issue

Paulina Olowska’s alternative history of the avant-garde is populated by both real and fictional heroines

03 MAR 05

Anarchy and fashion, identity, celebrity and a collaboratively written novel

03 MAR 05

For almost 30 years Thomas Schütte has been concerned with puncturing manifestations of power and subjection

03 MAR 05

Carol Bove mines the recent past: the sexual revolution, key books and the most immediate of historical deposits – style

03 MAR 05

Of the generation that came through art school during the upheavals of May 1968, John Stezaker has long been intrigued by the power of images

03 MAR 05

Adventure and anthropology, false economics and ditch digging in Devon

03 MAR 05

Activism and animation, Henry Darger and the 'War on Terror'

03 MAR 05

'Rational Mysticism', Modernism and crime novels, August Strindberg and detuned guitars

03 MAR 05

Part two of his discussion of the new MoMA asks how, with its vastly expanded galleries, the museum will mine the riches of its unparalleled collections

03 MAR 05

Michaël Borremans explores the potent significance of painting and drawing with grim humour and surreal clarity

01 MAR 05