Matthew McLean

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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
Venice 2019

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
Fan Letter

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

An exhibition at CAMERA, Turin, illustrates photography's key role for the enigmatic polymath 

BY Matthew McLean | 19 APR 18

Surreal currents, charged objects and deformed bodies in the work of four emerging British painters

BY Matthew McLean | 12 MAR 18

The best films, books and shows focusing on representations of gay life in 2017

BY Matthew McLean | 02 JAN 18

Various venues, Turkey

BY Matthew McLean | 16 DEC 17

Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

BY Matthew McLean | 01 NOV 17

Project Native Informant, London, UK

BY Matthew McLean | 12 JUN 17

Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland & Dorich House Museum, Kingston upon Thames, UK

BY Matthew McLean | 27 APR 17

Emily Witt's latest book offers a new approach to sexology 

BY Matthew McLean | 19 MAR 17

The Hepworth Wakefield, UK

BY Matthew McLean | 06 DEC 16