Matthew McLean

The Berlin-based artist works across and between performance, text and image

By Matthew McLean

The artist’s installation – based on the interior of a nearby gay cruising bar – invokes a haunted sense of refuge

By Matthew McLean

The artist’s exhibition at Migros Museum, Zurich, reflects on the political uses of platitudes and truisms

By Matthew McLean

A recent exhibition at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, conjured an experience of being controlled within a carceral capitalist state

By Matthew McLean

From Marina Abramović to extinct tropical birds, seeing more than what’s there

By Matthew McLean

Exploring Isamu Noguchi's News (1940), the inspiration for Frieze Sculpture New York

By Brett Littman

For all the camp and capering, Eddie and Patsy’s antics also have a plaintive, even existential tinge

By Matthew McLean

The Turner Prize-winning photographer’s set design for ENO’s new production asks: can the greatest horror be better communicated by the unseen?

By Matthew McLean
Laurie Anderson. Photo: EbruYildiz

At Frieze London this year's talks explore the role played by autobiography in art and society

After the dissolution of their turbulent relationship, Oskar Kokoschka commissioned an accurately proportioned re-creation of Alma Mahler in 1918

By Matthew McLean

Finding Trump-aping parallels with the extravagant, tragic story of Ludwig II, at Madragoa, Lisbon

By Matthew McLean

An exhibition at CAMERA, Turin, illustrates photography's key role for the enigmatic polymath 

By Matthew McLean