ArtReview Summer issue


Bruce Nauman: In the Good Corner – Martin Herbert discusses the American artist’s 1999 video Setting a Good Corner (Allegory and Metaphor)

Mexican Macabre – recounting the spectacular and gruesome gestures made by Mexican drugs cartels, Chloe Aridjis asks whether artists could or should ever compete in this game of mawkish aesthetic one-upmanship

The Fatberg – what happens, artist Aaron Angell asks, when the repulsive collected effluence of a city is in turn collected by a museum and put on display in the shape of a so-called ‘fatberg’?

Luc Tuymans on the Baroque – the Belgian artist talks to J.J. Charlesworth about curating Sanguine / Bloodroed, a new exhibition of Old Masters and contemporary works aimed at redefining the Baroque as the first global art movement

Gernot Wieland – the Austrian artist’s comically anxious work in film and performance confronts the dynamics of power between humans, as well as interspecies, says Mark Rappolt

Horror Show – Christian Viveros-Fauné looks at four iconic moments in art history when artists confronted the monstruous


Reviews from around the world including Adrian Piper at MOMA, New York, Latifa Echakhch at Villa Sauber, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Becky Beasley at Galeria Plan B, Berlin, Dineo Seshee Bopape at Pinchuk Art Centre, Orgasmic Streaming Organic Gardening Electroculture at Chelsea Space, London, Ian White at Camden Arts Centre, London, Yoshua Okón a Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, Charles Atlas at The Kitchen, New York, Kudzanai Chiurai at Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, and many more

Also in this issue

Martin Herbert’s pick of ten must-see exhibitions this summer; Under the Paving Stones of Brussels, by J.J. Charlesworth; Susan Cianciolo talks to Ross Simonini about motherhood, the sacred in art and retiring from the fashion industry; books including Owen Hatherley’s Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent and Nick Drnaso’s graphic novel Sabrina