frieze magazine

Issue 210

April 2020

In the April issue of frieze, Lucy Ives takes a close look at artists who made their homes into all-encompassing works of art; Steven Zultanski finds poetry in the perversity of cult video artist Steve Reinke; Tan Lin remembers the Chinese candies that framed his childhood in Ohio, with original photography by Roe Ethridge; Robert Glück revisits the dream journals left by his late partner, the painter Ed Aulerich-Sugai; Juliet Jacques talks to McKenzie Wark about new approaches to writing about trans identity; and artist and composer Tarek Atoui answers our questionnaire. Plus, 26 reviews from around the world, including Tschabalala Self at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and Anna Bella Geiger at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo.

Steven Zultanski on the Chicago-based cult video artist

By Steven Zultanski

The artist responds to ten questions

Contributing editor Jonathan Griffin on ageing and fallibility

By Jonathan Griffin

The novelist and poet Robert Glück revisits dream journals left by his late partner, the painter Ed Aulerich-Sugai, whose life was cut short by HIV in the early 1990s 

By Robert Glück

Juliet Jacques speaks to the pioneering writer and theorist about her new book, ‘Reverse Cowgirl’, an ‘auto-ethnography’ of the self

By Juliet Jacques

After the loss of her husband, Dodie Bellamy discovered the make-up tutorials of one of YouTube’s biggest stars

By Dodie Bellamy
Zoé Whitley, 2020, specially commissioned illustration by Olga Prader. Courtesy: the artist

The new director of London’s Chisenhale Gallery on thinking like an artist, racial hierarchies in museums and how she nearly didn’t apply for the job

By Rosanna McLaughlin

Why generations of students at Cranbrook have made the pilgrimage to Bob & Hazel’s Ceramics in Pontiac, Michigan

By Glenn Adamson

As UK ceramics courses dwindle, Troy Town Art Pottery is providing paid weekend employment for a group of young trainees

By Amy Sherlock

On the occasion of her exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, the artist speaks to Jessica Loudis about moving to Berlin and ‘shrimping’ rituals 

By Jessica Loudis

For John Boskovich, Jean-Jacques Lequeu, Florine Stettheimer and Niki de Saint Phalle, obsessive decor served as ‘preparation for a voyage to another plane’

By Lucy Ives

Poet Tan Lin recalls growing up in Athens, Ohio, with his sister, the artist Maya Lin – with specially commissioned photography by Roe Ethridge

By Tan Lin