frieze magazine

Issue 152

Jan - Feb 2013

Michael Famighetti considers the changing American landscape in the artist’s work; Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera talks to British artist David Batchelor about her 80 years of making art and Eli Sudbrack writes about the people, places and artists that have influenced his collaborative multimedia practice.

Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1968, gelatin silver print,15 × 15 cm

On the occasion of a major touring retrospective that marks four decades of the artist’s work, Michael Famighetti considers the changing American landscape in the photographs of

By Michael Famighetti
Goodwill And The Unknown Man, 2012, oil on herringbone linen 180 x 150 cm

Shepherds and colonialism, appropriation and the Romantic tradition

By Amy Sherlock
The Room Called Heaven, 2012, 16mm film stills

The Los Angeles-based filmmaker discusses cities, soundtracks and landscapes

assume vivid astro focus, Cyclops Trannie 80 (Pat Buena Fart), 2011, colour pigment on paper, 41 × 33 cm

Eli Sudbrack of assume vivid astro focus writes about the people, places and artists that have influences his collaborative multimedia practice

By Eli Sudbrack
A specially commissioned portrait of Carmen Herrera by Jody Rogac, 2012

British artist David Batchelor talks to Cuban-American painter Carmen Herrera about her 80 years of making art

Learning language from a wall (January 27, 2012), photograph, 2012

How Paul Elliman responds to the spaces, objects, words and sounds that surround him

By Jennifer Kabat
Tônus, 2011, video still

Conflict, communion and making human presence resonate in the landscape

By Silas Martí
Atelier Populaire, La Lutte ContinueThe Struggle Continues, 1968, poster, reproduced in Beauty is in the Street (Four Corner Books:London, 2011)

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi and Mark Fisher discuss exhaustion, the financial crisis, aesthetic resistance and the ‘slow cancellation of the future’

By Mark Fisher & Franco 'Bifo' Berardi
'The Imminence of Poetics’, 30th Bienal de São Paulo, 2012, installation view
By Silas Martí
Left: Jean Tinguely, Study for an End of the World, No. 2, 1962, video projection Right: Isamu Noguchi, Memorial to Man, 1947, wallpaper, 4.6 × 10.4 m
By Chris Wiley
‘Upbraid’, 2012, installation view
By Jonathan Griffin
Tony Cokes 3#, 2001, DVD still
By Sohrab Mohebi