Matthew McLean

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On adoration in art past and present: from the work of emerging painter Sophie Barber to a Frieze Week show of the late Sam Gilliam

 

BY Matthew McLean | 11 OCT 22

Roam the aisles on the opening days of Frieze London and Frieze Masters, and discover Frieze Sculpture

In Collaboration with Deutsche Bank

From a celebration of local talent at the SONGEUN Art and Cultural Foundation to a major museum survey of Hiro Steyerl at MMCA, these are the exhibitions to see during the inaugural Frieze Week Seoul this year

BY Matthew McLean | 24 AUG 22

At Sadie Coles HQ, London, the artist turns his pin-sharp brushwork to depth and volume, conjuring surfaces that seemingly scoop and protrude

BY Matthew McLean | 18 JUL 22

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