January/February 2014

Petrit Halilaj, Museo Jumex, Eduardo Terrazas, Mexico City’s project spaces, Martin Soto Climent, Mexico Panel discussion, Gavin Brown


Art Previewed

Previews: We Are Living on a Star, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden; The Crime was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam; Secret Codes, Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo; Nina Canell, Camden Arts Centre; Futbol: The Beautiful Game, LACMA; Cartagena Biennial; Adrian Villar Rojas, Kurimanzutto, Mexico; Alex Dordoy, Inverleith House, Edinburgh; Vincent Meessen, MUAC, Mexico; Jason Dodge, Casey Kaplan, NY, by Martin Herbert.

Points of View: 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: Walter Benjamin on Wade Guyton, interview by Matthew Collings.

Great Collectors and their ideas: Jonathan T.D. Neil goes to LA to talk to Juliet McIver.

Other People and Their Ideas: Gavin Brown talks to Tom Eccles.

The Law and Its Ideas: Daniel McClean discusses fair use an the appropriation of photographic imagery by artists, in the Patrick Cariou versus Richard Prince case.

Art Featured

Petrit Halilaj; Museo Jumex; Eduardo Terrazas; Mexico City’s project spaces; Martin Soto Climent; Mexico Panel discussion with Catalina Lozano, Víctor Palacios, Pamela Echeverría and Tania Pérez Córdova, chaired by Chris Sharp.

Art Reviewed

UK: Wolfgang Tillmans, Maureen Paley; Stuart Brisley, Domobaal; Liz Deschenes at Campoli Presti, London; Adam Chodzko, Marlborough Contemporary, London; Jimmy Merris, Seventeen, Bloomberg Space, London; Suzanne Treister, Annely Juda Fine Art; Aaron Angell and Jack Bilbo, SWG3, Glasgow; Willie Doherty at City Factory Gallery, Derry.

USA: David Hockney, de Young Museum, San Francisco; Elijah Burgher at Western Exhibitions, Chicago; David Lynch at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles; Körken Ergun, Protocinema, New York; RE_001, Interstate Projects, New York; Boris Mikhailov, Dominique Lévy, NY; Jim Shaw, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles.

Europe & rest of the world: Latifah Echakhch at Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich; Daniel Keller, New Galerie, Paris; Carl Johan Högberg, Christian Larsen, Stockholm; Adrian Paci at PAC, Milan; Speculations on Anonymous Materials, Fridericianum, Kassel; Michaela Meise, Johann König, Berlin; América Latina 1960–2013, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris; Secs_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas, Sao Paulo, 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.