October 2013

Paola Pivi, David Maljkovic, Pierre Huyghe, Elmgreen & Dragset, Gianni Colombo, James Franco



In Art Previewed

Ten October exhibitions you won’t want to miss – in Berlin, Doha, Florence, London, Luxembourg, New York, Moscow and Warsaw. Selected by Martin Herbert.

Points of View: Our writers on what’s happening in the artworld and beyond, Including J.J. Charlesworth on the relocation of art in the public sphere; Mike Watson on why the artworld is the new Communist International; Hettie Judah on art à porter and the rise of Marina Abramovic; Jonathan T.D. Neil on how to value a bankrupt city’s art collection; Jonathan Grossmalerman on settling scores; Maria Lind on the rise of the gnomons; Aoife Rosenmeyer on art and sex-industry regulation in Zurich; Sam Jacob on how culture shapes our bodies; and Oliver Basciano on Collective in Edinburgh.

Great Critics and Their Ideas: In the latest in our interview series with some of history’s finest minds, Grandma Moses discusses Rosalind Krauss. By Matthew Collings.

Great Collectors and Their Ideas: In the second of a new series of interviews with contemporary art collectors, Mark Rappolt speaks with Valeria Napoleone.

Other People and Their Ideas: Lisa Dennison, chairman of Sotheby’s North and South America and formerly director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, talks to Tom Eccles about the idea of the global art museum.

In Art Featured

Paola Pivi: The Alaska-based Italian multimedia artist explains why she doesn’t really talk about art.

David Maljkovic: An exploration of architecture, place and time in the Croatian artist’s work, by Oliver Basciano.

Pierre Huyghe: As a major retrospective of his work opens in Paris, ArtReview asks the French artist about issues of identity, leakage, transformation and the essence of things, by Christopher Mooney.

Elmgreen & Dragset: Anxieties rise as the mischievous work of the Scandinavian duo takes a dark turn, in shows in Munich over the summer and in London this autumn, by Kimberly Bradley.

The legacy of Italian artist Gianni Colombo: The second in a new series of articles looking at the importance of dead artists to the practice of the living, by Daniele Perra and Lorenza Pignatti.

James Franco: What does a successful actor hope to gain by entering the field of visual arts? Is his celebrity an asset or a burden? And does his ‘other’ career give him advantages his interviewer, the painter Nigel Cooke, would like to have?

In Art Reviewed

Current and recent exhibitions: In the UK, USA, Europe and the rest of world, including Sturtevant at Serpentine Gallery, London; Do It 20 13 at Manchester Art GalleryCorey McCorkle at Maccarone, New York; Zach Harris at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles; Tobias Zielony at Berlinische Galerie, Berlin; Purkinje Effect at Galerie 1900–2000, Paris, and Geraldo de Barros at SESC Vila Mariana, São Paulo.

Books: Including Your Everyday Art World, by Lane Relyea, and The View from the Train: Cities and Other Landscapes, by Patrick Keiller.

Consumed: A selection of LPs, limited-edition and otherwise, from the Vinyl Factory and XL Recordings, plus some other things you didn’t know you really needed.

The Strip: A new work from Isabel Greenberg.

Off the Record: Gallery Girl on gaining access to Frieze Art Fair.

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