October 2015

In this issue: Philippe Parreno, Omer Fast, Frank Auerbach, Mapping Totality - can art rise to the challenge of representing the increasingly globalised political landscape of capitalism

In Art Previewed

Ten October exhibitions you won’t want to miss, in London, Paris, Bolzano, Manchester, St Gallen, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles and Amsterdam, by Martin Herbert:

Jimmie Durham, at Serpentine Gallery, London
Mélanie Matranga at Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Cerith Wyn Evans at Museion, Bolzano
Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige at Home, Manchester
Phyllida Barlow at Lokremise, St Gallen
Davis Rhodes at Société, Berlin
Sean Kennedy at Rachel Uffner, New York
Elad Lassry at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Prem Sahib at Southard Reid, London
Gerlach en koop at De Appel, Amsterdam

Points of View – our writers on what’s happening in the artworld and beyond:

Jonathan T.D. Neil on the importance of relevance in contemporary art; Maria Lind on the return of the artist’s hand in post-Internet art; Sam Jacob on architecture and representation at the Soane Museum; Jonathan Grossmalerman gets a taste of fame; and Laura Oldfield Ford’s latest psychogeographic walk takes her to Poplar.

Great Critics and Their Ideas: Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, on painters apologising, interviewed by Matthew Collings.

In Art Featured

Philippe Parreno
Following his exhibition at the Armory in New York and in advance of a major show at Milan’s Hangar Bicocca later this month, the French artist talks about the the process of exhibition-making. Interview by Tom Eccles

Omer Fast
Trauma, amnesia and reenactment converge in the Israeli artist’s first feature film, Remainder. By Helen Sumpter

Mapping Totality
Faced with the increasingly globalised political landscape of capitalism, can art rise to the challenge of representing it? By Nick Srnicek

Abbas Akhavan
The Teheran-born, Toronto-based artist discreetly memorialises the impact of geopolitics and urbanisation on the natural world. By Oliver Basciano.

Frank Auerbach
Through repetition, Renaissance borrowings and a folding of time into gesture and process, the British artist creates paintings that speak more about absence than presence. By Mark Prince

Artist project: Samuel Levack and Jennifer Lewandowski

In Art Reviewed

Reviews from around the world

FOMO at Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille
Aldo Mondino: Rules for Illusion at Eden Eden, Berlin; Rules for Illusions, Part 2 at Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Bill Lynch at Tanya Leighton, Berlin
Ametria at Benaki Museum, Athens
Aleksandra Domanović at Art Space Pythagorion, Samos
Fiamma Montezemolo at Maggazzino Arte Moderna, Roma
Lofoten International Art Festival at Jern & Bygg, Svolvoer, Norway
Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
Here We LTTR at Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm
Variations on ‘An Andalusian Dog’ at X-ist, Istanbul
Europe: The Future of History at Kunsthaus Zürich
Jennet Thomas at Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool
No Shadows in Hell at Pilar Corrias, London
Parallel Oaxaca at Supplement, London
e-studio Luanda at Tiwani Contemporary, London
Magali Reus at The Calder, Hepworth Wakefield
Beatrice Gibson at Collective, Edinburgh
Tony Lewis at Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
Drew Heitzler at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Madison East: Elbow Room in Paradise; Quintessa Matranga: Peasant, at Chin’s Push, Los Angeles
Eirik Sæther at Jenny’s @ 47 Canal, New York
Nikolay Bakharev at Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Yoko Ono at MoMA, New York
JJ PEET at On Stellar Rays, New York
Objects Food Rooms at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Stewart Uoo at Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo
Portia Zvavahera at Stevenson, Cape Town
Dor Guez at Centre for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

Books

Fuck Seth Price, by Seth Price
The Miracle of Analogy, or the History of Photography, Part 1, by Kaja Silverman
Looking at Pictures, by Robert Walser
The Wapping Project: On Paper, by Imogen Eveson

The Strip: A new work from Miriam Katin, introduced by Paul Gravett

Off the Record: Gallery Girl gets invite

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