Issue 1
October 2012

Published in October 2012 to coincide with the launch of Frieze Masters Art Fair, the magazine looks at art from all eras through contemporary eyes.

From this issue

The artist's infamous sculpture prompts debate on the ethics of art conservation and when to accept the death of a work

BY Alison Bracker |

More and more artists are re-enacting iconic performances. What does this mean for ‘art of the present tense’ and its relationship to the past?

BY Catherine Wood |

In praise of anachronism: how a number of recent exhibitions have been integrating the past with the present

BY Amelia Groom |

A new book illuminates Louise Bourgeois' relationship to psychoanalysis

BY Emily Stokes |

17 artists write about works of art that have influenced them

Brian Dillon visits art historian and novelist Marina Warner to talk about the art, books and objects that have shaped her thinking

BY Brian Dillon |

The Director of Nottingham Contemporary shares his notes on the nature and evolution of the artist's studio

BY Sam Thorne |

The Director of the National Gallery, London, discusses his favourite writers and paintings, and shares his thoughts on contemporary art

BY Nicholas Penny |

Jonathan Romney evaluates cinematography's ability to accurately capture other mediums 

BY Jonathan Romney |