frieze magazine

Issue 184

Jan - Feb 2017

The first issue of 2017 includes features on Monika Baer and Helen Johnson, and an interview with Lubaina Himid, while Noemi Smolik talks to Wim T. Schippers and Dodie Bellamy surveys the young artists exploring queerness and disability, and more.

Elsewhere, Jennifer Krasinski asks whether the roles of artist and writer are incompatible; Sarah Hromack unpacks the politics of narcissism in Kristin Dombek’s latest book; and Becca Voelcker reviews Eduardo Williams’s bold debut feature film. Plus: 43 reviews from 25 cities in 18 countires, and a Questionnaire from fashion legend Dries van Noten.

Following Trump’s election, we must all prepare for a different world – one that needs art more than ever

How open are open calls? 

Themes of youth, travel and work eddy through Eduardo Williams’s debut feature

Drowning sorrows and watching Warhol’s Drunk aka Drink

As tension mounts in the run-up to Trump's inauguration, Jörg Heiser considers how artists can galvanize political protest

How the history of the Colombian capital will impact the future of the region for artists

Recently released online, MoMA’s vast exhibitions archive shakes up the modernist canon

Two exhibitions in Cologne and Düsseldorf showcase the unique history of art in the region

How should designers respond to disaster?

On the occasion of two UK solo exhibitions, the British artist reflects on the art and events that have shaped her career

Barend Servet, 1973, production still. Courtesy: NOB-AVAC photo archive

Wim T. Schippers on his long and diverse career

Donald Judd photographed in 101 Spring Street, New York, 1972. Courtesy: Judd Foundation, New York; photograph; Paul Katz

Are the roles of artist and writer compatible?