Mathias Poledna

Imitation of Life, 2013, 35mm film still. All images courtesy the artist, Galerie Meyer Kainer,  Vienna, Galerie Buchholz,  Cologne, and Richard Telles  Fine Art, Los Angeles

In the run-up to a major solo exhibition at Chicago’s Renaissance Society, Michael Bracewell considers the work of Mathias Poledna

Karl Marx with subconscious masses in his beard – by Yüksel Arslan

The Biennale exhibition, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, has turned out to be something of a coup.


Summoning the ghosts of unavowed histories

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA