On the cover – Danh Vō: ArtReview talks to the award-winning artist whose work is a romantic mix of personal history and universal politics, ahead of his forthcoming exhibitions at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the Venice Biennale. By Laura McLean-Ferris.
FOS interviewed: ‘My practice has been like this: you are alone, another person enters and a third thing happens – a situation.’ Danish artist FOS (Thomas Poulsen) has created sculptures, lamps and costumes, been in bands and conducted an orchestra, designed furniture for a men’s hostel in Copenhagen and made an ice-cream stand from the detritus of an art fair, all in his own distinctive style. He talks to Mark Sladen for ArtReview.
Marie-Louise Ekman explored: Curator and critic Maria Lind explores the unique take on theatricality in the often topsy-turvy work of Swedish artist and director Marie-Louise Ekman.
Artist Project Hans-Peter Feldmann, Stamps: Paintings with Nudes: The artist populates ArtReview with works by Rubens, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard and a host of others as he shows 150 of his postage stamps from around the world featuring designs based on historical paintings of nudes.
City Focus: New York (Part 1): In the first of a two-part focus on New York’s evolving, post-Sandy contemporary art scene, ArtReview takes a look at the latest gallery developments in Chelsea, on the Upper East Side and in the outer boroughs. With galleries catering to a variety of scales, tastes and business models, there’s plenty to suggest that art still thrives at the Big Apple’s core. By David Everitt Howe, photography by Frances F. Denny.
In Great Minds, art collector and patron Richard Chang talks to Mark Rappolt about his relationship with art; and artist Hilma af Klint enlightens Matthew Collings on the subject of spiritual guidance. In the Comic Strip, first-person graphic novelist Sarah Lightman previews an excerpt from The Book of Sarah, to be published in 2015.
In Reviews, current and recent exhibitions by Carsten Nicolai, Min Jungyeon, Rosa Barba, Ragnar Kjartansson, Kendell Geers, Ulrike Heise and Tomie Ohtake, and Book Reviews including What Art Is, Art & Queer Culture and Money, Trains, and Guillotines.
And columns including…
Martin Herbert on the pick of the shows to see this month, J.J. Charlesworth on Art Dubai, Marie Darrieussecq on Heaven’s Gate, Hettie Judah on fashion’s ‘house rules’, Oliver Basciano on Circa Projects in Newcastle and Gallery Girl on secondment to the public sector.