Presented as part of the Frieze New York 2021 Digital Talks Program
Etel Adnan – whose work spans abstraction and politics, canvas and script – shuns false dichotomies. In our dire moment, she has words for the soul. With contributions by Negar Azimi, Omar Berrada, Pablo Larios and Joan Retallack – plus, excerpts from Adnan’s new book, Shifting the Silence.
Art historian Aby Warburg’s lost Mnemosyne Atlas, which he worked on obsessively from 1924 until his death in 1929, is finally being reconstructed. In this dossier, artists, writers and curators consider its legacy – and cultural memory today.