Sean Burns

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As ‘Fugues in Colour’ opens at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, the painter speaks to Sean Burns about Michelangelo’s influence and how murals can upend the commodification of painting

BY Sean Burns | 20 MAY 22

Marlene Dumas triumphs at Palazzo Grassi and Pauline Curnier Jardin upends the Biennale’s exclusivity

BY Sean Burns | 22 APR 22

From neo-surrealist painting to coarse conceptualism, three frieze editors discuss the year in art

What role did the institution play in photography’s ascent?

BY Sean Burns | 15 DEC 21

The best exhibitions on view during the fair – from Doron Langberg’s splashy gay paintings at Victoria Miro to Theaster Gates’s homage to clay at Whitechapel Gallery

BY Sean Burns | 14 OCT 21

Is contemporary art a reaction to social, political and local specificities or is it active in creating new utopic, progressive impulses? The BAS9 aspires to ask both

BY Sean Burns | 12 JUL 21

The artist speaks to Sean Burns about her polarising public sculptures and capturing the spirit of her subjects

BY Sean Burns AND Maggi Hambling | 12 MAR 21

Frieze editors discuss the different trends in digital exhibition-making, from end-of-world scenarios to community-based initiatives

The gender and sexuality theorist speaks to Sean Burns about his book, ‘Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire’, and why gay men are a fast lane for capitalism

BY Sean Burns | 15 DEC 20

With the industry having been continuously overlooked by the UK government’s COVID-19 response, frieze charts a disastrous year for nightlife

BY Sean Burns | 08 DEC 20

In homage to Italo Calvino’s ‘Six Memos for the Next Millennium’, artists from Kara Walker to Collier Schorr, explore his six artistic virtues 

BY Sean Burns | 07 DEC 20

In the latest episode of frieze’s Autumn Sessions, the two friends play and discuss records that create or bridge distance

BY Sean Burns | 20 NOV 20

Celebrating the filmmaker and DJ Jeffrey Hinton, a friend to generations of artists, designers and club-goers

BY Sean Burns | 10 JAN 20

The artist’s exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery, London, seems to mirror the evanescent nature of experience

BY Sean Burns | 07 JAN 20

A new exhibition at Tramps reveals 40 years of hidden painting

BY Sean Burns | 05 NOV 19

Sean Burns reviews Birmingham’s live art biennale

BY Sean Burns | 25 OCT 19

Roxy Lee’s new photobook offers an insight into an irreverent and politically-charged world

BY Sean Burns | 17 OCT 19

The artist talks about the mystery and politics of making 

BY Sean Burns | 08 OCT 19

On the 40th anniversary of ‘Unknown Pleasures’, the artist discusses the inspiration behind his iconic designs

BY Sean Burns | 01 AUG 19

An exhibition at Platform Southwark, London, celebrates the legacy of the radical drag theatre company

BY Sean Burns | 15 JUL 19