frieze magazine

Issue 191

November - December 2017

Highlights include Acts of Recognition where David Geers considers the new wave of figurative painting in recent New York shows; a city report from Cape Town looking at both new institutions and grassroot art spaces, monographs on Johan Grimonprez and Studio Formafantasma and Ed Atkins; and Annette Kelm discusses the influences that have shaped her work.

Various venues, Berlin, Germany 

What does the new music genre 'necropolo' reveal about Poland's current political situation? 

Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium 

The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK 

The Tetley, Leeds, UK 

Virginie Despentes's trilogy, 'Vernon Subutex', and the revival of state-of-the-nation novels 

The Commercial, Sydney, Australia 

Éric Baudelaire's thoughtful response to the attacks on the French capital

Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany

Philip Guston's 'Klan' paintings are more relevant than ever

What live-action role play can teach us about artistic participation 

Lomex, New York, USA