Frieze Masters Magazine

Looking at art from the past through a contemporary lens, and featuring award-winning writers Ali Smith and Olivia Laing

Discovering ideas from the past in the art of the present, and published to coincide with Frieze Masters, this issue includes: the role of women in Dada; Goya’s enduring influence on modern art; the inseparable nature of Sonia Delaunay’s life and work; the hallucinatory history of artists and intoxication; and 17 artists – including Camille Henrot and Ryan Gander – on the works of art which have influenced them.

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Under the Influence
The messy, often mysterious evolution of art history
by Jennifer Higgie

Light House
Eileen Gray’s restored modernist masterpiece, E.1027, has finally reopened to the public
by Olivia Laing

Tell-Tale Signs
How science has caught up with the art of forgery
by Noah Charney

Mad World
How the role of women in dada has been undervalued
by Jörg Heiser

Back to the Future
What’s behind the recent impulse to restage historical exhibitions?
by Jo Melvin

We Must Not Be Isolated
The inseparable nature of Sonia Delaunay’s life and work
by Ali Smith

The Visconti Tarot
Reading the cards
by Amy Sherlock

The Landscape is Not Empty
What early-20th-century painters omitted from their representations of South Africa
by Sean O’Toole

What Happens to Our Bodies
Francisco de Goya’s influence on modern art
by Matthew McLean

Robertson’s Phantasmagoria
Did the Belgian showman meet Francisco de Goya?
by Chloe Aridjis

High and Low
Jennifer Higgie talks to curator David Campany about photography’s central role within modernism

The First Female Photographer
Anna Atkins’s cyanotypes of British algae
by Terry Castle

Spirited Away
A hallucinatory history of artists and intoxication
by Charlie Fox

Artists’ Artists
17 contemporary artists, including Glenn Ligon and Alex Katz reflect on the art works that have inspired them.

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