frieze magazine

Issue 180

Jun - Aug 2016

The June/July/August issue of frieze is out now, with features on artists Andrea Büttner, Ragnar Kjartannson and James Richards, as well as an interview with pioneering dancer and choreographer Anna Halprin, and a city report from Seoul.

Also featuring: Athens-based writer James Bridle investigates how the crisis in Greece is prompting young artists to find new spaces for communal reflection; and Eli Diner looks at painting and the subject of taste in the work of Orion Martin.

Theo Michael, Scorpion House, 2016. Courtesy: the artist and Galería OMR, Mexico City

How the work of a younger generation of artists reflects Mexico’s social problems

By Magalí Arriola
Architect’s rendering of repurposed Dutch Pavilion, EXPO 2000 Hanover, from Refugees Welcome, 2015, designed by Martina Frybova and Madeleine Möller. Courtesy: the architects and JOVIS Verlag, Berlin

15th Venice Architecture Biennale: the German pavilion showcases projects for rehousing refugees

By Niklas Maak
The Residents, It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World, 1984. Courtesy: the artists and Film Movement

‘What I appreciate most about the early Residents is how those big eyeballs were always inspecting both the inside and the outside of their bubble’

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Black Panther, 2016. Courtesy: Marvel Comics

While the imaginative and aesthetic foundations of the original Black Panther remain, Coates has created a superhero and storyline for a new century

Markus Schinwald, Untitled # X, 2015, oil on canvas, 200 × 200 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

By Jörg Heiser
Frantiŝek Kupka, Bleus Mouvants III, Recto (Moving Blues III, Recto), 1925–27, oil on canvas, 1.1 Courtesy: © Christie's Images Limited 2016

Museum Kampa, Prague, Czech Republic

By Karen Archey
Joseph Fung, Garbage Bin, 1988, Polaroid photograph, 11 × 9 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

By Christie Lee

Painting and the question of taste in the work of Orion Martin

By Eli Diner

Channelling an array of found footage into his sound and video works, James Richards tests the limits of depicting visceral materiality

By Kirsty Bell

Various venues, Seto Inland Sea, Japan

By Edward Ball

Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

By Anna Wallace-Thompson

Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, USA

By Olivian Cha