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

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

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

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

Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

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

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

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

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

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

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