20 Aug 2016
Weekend Reading List
From the tale of America's female Jesus to philosophical marginalia: what to read this weekend
Showing too much ankle? Dangerous cracks in the feet of Michelangelo’s David put the whole statue at risk.
How and why Jacques Derrida made marginalia central to philosophy.
- To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors have selected 25 significant artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence.
- Feminist, queer, indigenous: Australian female filmmakers broke new ground in the 1990s. Their work should not be forgotten.
A chance library book find revealed the hidden history of the female Jesus of Illinois.
- 'The world around us can be experienced as a continually shifting arrangement of shapes, colours, spaces, textures.' Revisit Bruce Hainley's 2010 interview with sculptor Vincent Fecteau.
- To leave, or not to leave: should you stick out a boring performance work or go do something else?
Female writers in translation: a reading list.
Paul Clinton is a writer based in London, UK. He is associate editor of frieze and Frieze Masters Magazine. In 2015 he co-curated the exhibition 'duh? Art & Stupidity' at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK.