Picture Piece

How the medieval chess piece reminds us of a time before modern maps

By Figgy Guyver

30 years after the deadly protests, a brief look at the sculpture which symbolized a struggle for political freedom

By Kadish Morris

What the shocking image says about our desperate urge to achieve the unthinkable

By Kadish Morris

In pictures: contrasting visions of one of the most clichéd symbols of the nation

By Figgy Guyver

A new book documents the relationship between the two 20th-century artist-superstars

By Frieze News Desk

A brief look through the late architect’s most striking works of art

By Kadish Morris

A photograph by Berenice Abbott, and its stubborn refusal to be read

By Harry Thorne

Josef Albers’ photographs of a Valentine’s Day Ball

By Jennifer Higgie

This specially-commissioned visual essay by Tony Cokes draws from theorist Kodwo Eshun’s moving epitaph for his friend, the critic Mark Fisher

By Tony Cokes

The symbolism of a failed property development in Turkey 

By Jennifer Higgie

A new book surveys buildings in Central Asia and documents their distinctive styles

By Frieze News Desk

The collection includes robes made from salmon skin and a deerskin jacket worn by a 19th century fireman

By Frieze News Desk

Video

frieze video - 15 Aug 2019

frieze commissioned film: Artist Duggie Fields leads a tour of the home and studio in London’s Earls Court that he’s lived in for more than 50 years (and once shared with the musician and co-founder of Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett)

Gucci - 15 Aug 2019

Three Italo disco stars reconnect with the forgotten fantasies of music 

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