What's in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue

In Art Previewed

Ten exhibitions on in January you won’t want to miss – in Høvikodden, Rotterdam, São Paulo, London, Los Angeles, Colombia, Mexico City, Edinburgh, and New York, by Martin Herbert.

Points of View: Our writers on what’s happening in the artworld and beyond, including Raimar Stange on art and theatricality in Berlin; Hettie Judah on an art-fashion collaboration that doesn’t involve ribbons, sparkles and froth; Jonathan T.D. Neil on whether a forgery is ‘worth’ less than an authentic work of art; Aimee Lin on the latest ‘Asian’ art prizes; J.J. Charlesworth on how to make a balloon dog; Jonathan Grossmalerman gets boxed in; Helen Sumpter on Belfast Off-spaces Catalyst Arts and Platform.

Great Critics and Their Ideas: In the latest in our interview series with some of history’s finest minds, Walter Benjamin on Wade Guyton, interview by Matthew Collings.

Great Collectors and their ideas: In the fourth of our of our series of interviews with contemporary art collectors, Jonathan T.D. Neil goes to LA to talk to Juliet McIver.

Other People and Their Ideas: Gavin Brown, The English expat and founder of eponymous New York gallery, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, talks to Tom Eccles.

The Law and Its Ideas: In the third in our new series of legal issues that shed light on the often-opaque relationships that underpin the art market, Daniel McClean discusses fair use an the appropriation of photographic imagery by artists, in the Patrick Cariou versus Richard Prince case.

In Art Featured

Petrit Halilaj profiled: The artist whose sculptures and installations draw on the physicality of landscape and growing up during the 1998–9 Kosovo War.

Focus on Mexico including:

Museo Jumex – a south-of-the-border Vanity Fair or the best new museum in the Americas? By Christian Viveros-Fauné

Bright Ideas, Big CityArtReview’s panel discussion considers how Mexico City can build on its strengths without becoming just another tourist money-trap, chaired by Chris Sharp.

Eduardo Terrazas profiled: The architect, designer, urban planner and artist who fuses Mexico’s history of Modernism with its popular culture and native artistic traditions, by Gabriela Jauregui.

Mexico City’s project spaces explored: ArtReview’s guide to the mobile, flexible and sometimes strangely named spaces at the heart of the country’s art scene, by Dorothée Dupuis.

Martin Soto Climent profiled: The Mexico City based artist whose small gestures draw out the seductive qualities of ordinary objects and images, by Laura McLean-Ferris.

In Art Reviewed

Current and recent exhibitions: In the UK, USA, Europe and the rest of the world, including Liz Deschenes at Campoli Presti, London; Willie Doherty at City Factory Gallery, Derry; Elijah Burgher at Western Exhibitions, Chicago; David Lynch at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles; Latifah Echakhch at Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Adrian Paci at PAC, Milan and Yuka Kashihara at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo.

Books: Including Memes in Digital Culture, by Limor Shifman and Mohan Samant: Paintings/Erotic Sketchbooks, by Marcella Sirhandi, Jeffrey Wechsler and Ranjit Hoskote.

Consumed: A selection of objects and artworks you didn’t know you really needed.

The Strip: A new work from Sofiane Belaskri.

Off the Record: Gallery Girl – in Mexico.

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