Matthew McLean

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The gallery enters its sixth decade as one of its founding member, Judith Bernstein, turns 80 

BY Valeria Napoleone | 19 MAY 22

For some, Frieze Week is synonymous with invitations to eat. One writer explores the sometimes secretive art-world ritual

BY Matthew McLean | 13 MAY 22

A new public program of talks, screenings and Buddhist meditation launches in the art landmark on the Bowery

BY Matthew McLean | 13 MAY 22

The curator talks about her approach to the 59th International Art Exhibition and restoring energy to the Venice Biennale

BY Matthew McLean AND Cecilia Alemani | 22 APR 22

Fair director Christine Messineo surveys the expansive cultural landscape, from major institutional exhibitions to community craft projects

BY Christine Messineo | 14 FEB 22

The artist and creator of the fair-campaign imagery for Frieze Los Angeles talks about encapsulating a city’s “moments of depth and detail”

BY Nathan Seabrook | 14 FEB 22

As collective reopens its renovated exhibition space we look back at its impressive record of rearing talent, dating back to its tram-shed Clapham days.

BY Matthew McLean | 15 OCT 21

Matthew McLean questions what great feasts throughout art history tell us about plenty and excess

BY Matthew McLean | 04 OCT 21

The Berlin-based artist works across and between performance, text and image

BY Matthew McLean | 08 MAY 20

The artist’s installation – based on the interior of a nearby gay cruising bar – invokes a haunted sense of refuge

BY Matthew McLean | 20 APR 20

The artist’s exhibition at Migros Museum, Zurich, reflects on the political uses of platitudes and truisms

BY Matthew McLean | 11 MAR 20

A recent exhibition at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, conjured an experience of being controlled within a carceral capitalist state

BY Matthew McLean | 28 JAN 20

From Marina Abramović to extinct tropical birds, seeing more than what’s there

BY Matthew McLean | 20 MAY 19

Exploring Isamu Noguchi's News (1940), the inspiration for Frieze Sculpture New York

BY Brett Littman | 24 APR 19

For all the camp and capering, Eddie and Patsy’s antics also have a plaintive, even existential tinge

BY Matthew McLean | 17 JAN 19

The Turner Prize-winning photographer’s set design for ENO’s new production asks: can the greatest horror be better communicated by the unseen?

BY Matthew McLean | 30 NOV 18

At Frieze London this year's talks explore the role played by autobiography in art and society

20 SEP 18

After the dissolution of their turbulent relationship, Oskar Kokoschka commissioned an accurately proportioned re-creation of Alma Mahler in 1918

BY Matthew McLean | 18 SEP 18

Finding Trump-aping parallels with the extravagant, tragic story of Ludwig II, at Madragoa, Lisbon

BY Matthew McLean | 14 AUG 18