frieze, issue 181, September 2016

frieze magazine

Issue 181

September 2016

The September issue of frieze celebrates the magazine’s 25th anniversary with three exclusively commissioned covers by internationally celebrated artist Sara Cwynar, Rosemarie Trockel and Chris Ofili.

The issue also features our selection of the 25 most influential artworks of the last 25 years, including works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Wolfgang Tillmans and Kara Walker, interviews with critics Li Xianting and Hal Foster, a roundtable with artists Carlos Motta, Mario Garcia Torres and Fernanda Brenner and a special artist’s project by Gary Panter.

Bruce Conner, BREAKAWAY, 1966. Courtesy: Paula Cooper Gallery and MoMA, New York, USA

A major retrospective reveals Bruce Conner’s reach beyond the field of experimental cinema

By Nick Pinkerton
Marc Hundley, hey moon, 2016. Courtesy: the artist and CANADA, New York, USA

Trying to make sense of it all

By Olivia Laing

Boris Groys on 25 years of contemporary art in Eastern Europe

By Boris Groys

Curator Fernanda Brenner and artists Mario García Torres, Carlos Motta and Amalia Pica discuss what Latin American art means to them

New Order, Republic, 1993, art direction by Peter Saville, image manipulation by Brett Wickens. Courtesy: Peter Saville

Thoughts on two and a half decades of Photoshop

By Emily King
Gary Indianna, Three Month Fever

Andrew Durbin discusses the books that have influenced him

By Andrew Durbin

Critic and curator Li Xianting speaks to Carol Yinghua Lu about tradition, change and leaving the art world

By Carol Yinghua Lu
Ei Arakawa and Nora Schultz ‘Social Scarecrows Printing Fields’, 2012. Courtesy: the artists and Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, USA

Are we evolving from a collector-driven art world to an audience-driven one?

By Daniel Baumann
Pee-wee Herman on the cover of The Face magazine, July 1987

The return of Pee-wee Herman’s queer carnivalesque 

By Charlie Fox

Xippas, Paris, France

By Devika Singh

Three new exhibitions from Lena Henke, Yngve Holen, and Anne Imhof

By Laura McLean-Ferris

Josh Lilley, London, UK

By Harry Thorne