Previews: Whitney Biennial, New York; Benedict Drew, Matt's Gallery, London; Room Service, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden; Florian Roithmayr, Site Gallery, Sheffield; Ettore Spalletti, MAXXI, Rome, GAM, Milan, MADRE, Naples; Rene Daniels, Metro Pictures, New York; Yoshimoto Nara, Blum & Poe, LA; Adrien Tirtiaux, Martin Janda, Vienna; BIennale of Sydney; Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Sadie Coles HQ, London by Martin Herbert.
Points of View: Jonathan T.D. Neil on the value of an art history degree; Kimberly Bradley on Okwui Enwezor’s impact on Munich’s Haus der Kunst; Maria Lind on the New Enlightenment; J.J. Charlesworth on how to make a racist chair; Mike Watson on the Venice Biennale’s lack of social engagement; Sam Jacob on art in the city; Mark Sladen on postdigital publishing; Hettie Judah on art’s ghosts in the retail machine;
Other people and Their Ideas: Massimo Minini reflects on his 40-year career as a gallerist, interview by Barbara Casavecchia.
The Law and Its Ideas: Daniel McClean discusses recovering Nazi stolen art and the Gurlitt hoard.
2014 FutureGreats: 30 artists, curators and critics, including Hito Steyerl, Fernanda Brenner, Sunjung Kim and Ragnar Kjartansson tell us the artists they’ll be looking out for over the next 12 months, in association with EFG International.
UK: Akram Zaatari at Thomas Dane Gallery, London; Siobhan Davies Dance at ICA, London; Dana Schutz at Hepworth Wakefield; David Ostrowski at Simon Lee Gallery; Johann Arens at Paradise Row; Katrina Palmer at MOT international; Dear Art at Calvert 22; Filipe Branquinho at Jack Bell Gallery.
USA: Tabor Robak at Team Gallery; Isa Genzken at MOMA, New York; Karin Apollonia Müller at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles; Cyprien Gaillard at Gladstone Gallery; Colby Bird at Fitzroy Gallery; Aaron Garber-Maikovska at Greene Exhibitions; Allison Shulnik at ZieherSmith; Where 2 at Where Gallery.
Europe & ROW: Christian Waldvogel at FRAC Lorraine, Metz; Michelangelo Pistoletto at Galleria Continua & contemporarySULER; And Materials and Money and Crisis at Mumok;Jacob Dahlgren at Andrehn-Schiptjenko; In the Line of Beauty at IMMA; Morgane Tschiember at Lovenbruck; Amor e Odio a Lygia Clark at Zacheta – National Gallery of Art; Lamberto Teotino at Dino Morra Arte Contemporanea; Stephen Doitschinoff at Chaque Cultural, Sao Paulo and The Garden of Diversion at Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing.
Books: Including Show Time: The 50 Most Influential Exhibitions of Contemporary Art, by Jens Hoffmann and This Mess is a Place: A Collapsible Anthology of Collections and Clutter, edited and compiled by Zoë Mendelson.
Consumed: A selection of objects and artworks you didn’t know you really needed.
The Strip: A new work from András Baranyai.
Off the Record: Gallery Girl – on FutureGreats