frieze magazine

Issue 150

October 2012

Jimmie Durham talks to Kirsty Bell about enthusiasm, itinerancy, cities, poetry and Cherokee mythology. Alongside the interview are published five previously unseen poems by Durham, excerpted from his upcoming book Poems that Do Not Go Together.

Also featuring: Robert Gober, Matthew Higgs, Paul Laffoley and David Maclagan to discussing how ‘Outsider Art’ is best understood; Christy Lange surveys the chaotic inventory of Roe Ethridge, who also presents a specially commissioned project in the form of an eight-page insert.

Pieter Hugo, Chris Nkulo and Patience Umeh. Enugu, Nigeria, 2008, c-type print, 1 x 1 m
By Valentin Diaconov
'The Bruce Lacey Experience', exhibition view
By Rob Young
Till Megerle Untitled, 2012,
By Mark Prince
I is... (I), 2012, marble, dimensions variable
By Jonathan P. Watts
Rosângela Rennó Scorpion, 1998
By Jörg Heiser
Painted Self-Portrait, 2007, acrylic and edding on colour photograph, 83 × 61 cm

On the occasion of a major retrospective at M HKA in Antwerp, Jimmie Durham talks to Kirsty Bell about enthusiasm, itinerancy, cities, poetry and Cherokee mythology

By Kirsty Bell
Presentation of Vladimir Tatlin’s Letatlin, unknown photographer
By Noemi Smolik
Wendelien van Oldenburg Horizontal,1997
By Elize Mazadiego
Santu Mofokeng Eyes-Wide-Shut,  Motouleng Cave, Clarens –  Free State, 2004
By Nick Aikens

For more than four decades, Geta Brătescu has been a central figure in Romanian art. She writes about the images, travels and art works that have influenced her practice

Jack Lavender, Oliver Osborne, Marco Palmieri, Installation view, 2012,
By Isobel Harbison