frieze magazine

Issue 195

May 2018

The May issue of frieze features a visual essay by Heji Shin; a series of open letters to Adrian Piper; an interview with Maria Hassabi; David Salle's fan letter in praise of George W.S. Trow’s prescient commentary on American culture; and monographs on Ruth Asawa, Than Hussein Clark and Madeline Gins.

On the occasion of her MoMA retrospective, six missives to the artist from her peers

By Multiple Authors

A recent show in New York of the filmmaker’s maquettes highlights his insights into contemporary life

By Negar Azimi

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

By Chris Wiley

New York in spring: Andrew Durbin turns to film as a way of diary-keeping

By Andrew Durbin

A group show engaging with botanical histories and nonhuman futures at Edouard Malingue Gallery, Shanghai

By Xin Zhou

Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

By Camila Belchior

The artist’s show at Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland shows her central concern is contingency

By Jörg Scheller

At Choi & Lager, Seoul, the artists capture the transience and fragility of contemporary life

By Yujin Min

Derek Jarman, circular time and seed catalogues: Olivia Laing takes the long view

By Olivia Laing

The artist queers the canonical histories of art and theatre, pointing to how things might actively and fantastically engage in being otherwise

By Martin Hargreaves

Paul Rekret surveys ‘chill wave’, the mellow pop, sepia-toned indie and tropical dance tropes in new music releases 

By Paul Rekret

70 years since apartheid became law in South Africa, a retrospective of the photographer's work opens at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

By Osei Bonsu