State of the Art

Contributing editor Jonathan Griffin on ageing and fallibility

By Jonathan Griffin

The art world is not the world, but what the world needs, artists need, too

By Evan Moffitt and En Liang Khong

In our first issue of the new decade, we look back on some of the best (and worst) of the last ten years and find a few reasons to be excited for 2020

By Amy Sherlock

On the odd fraternity between investor Peter Thiel and literary theorist René Girard

By Pablo Larios

Some thoughts on transience, in art and life

By Jennifer Higgie

On the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, we should take up the call of the women who fought on the front lines of the LGBTQ rights revolution

By Evan Moffitt
St. Mark's Square During the Historic Flood, 1966. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

To address the ‘interesting times’ alluded to in the title of the 58th Venice Biennale, we must challenge the language we use to describe them

By Andrew Durbin
Rhoda Kellogg, Untitled, c. mid-1980s. Courtesy: Kindergarten Association, San Francisco, CA

frieze’s Editor-at-Large considers what it means to move on

By Dan Fox

In an era marked by dishonesty, what of the age-old assumption that the eyes cannot lie?

By Harry Thorne

From Budapest to Liverpool, a resurgent far-right poses a great threat to cultural freedom

By En Liang Khong
Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

Even as right-wing politics increasingly tries to enforce them, remembering that nature and art know no borders

By Evan Moffitt

In this era of rapid change, an introduction to some of the artists responding to the here and now

By Jennifer Higgie