ArtReview December issue

Featuring the photographs of Zoe Leonard, profiles on Rachel Rose, Magali Reus, Katharina Grosse and more


Zoe Leonard
Fi Churchman on perspectives in the work of the American photographer

Magali Reus
Rosanna Mclaughlin on the alien and the familiar in the sculptures of the British artist

Katharina Grosse
Mark Rappolt on the iconoclastic painter, who’s receiving her first show in China at Chi K11 Art Museum

Rachel Rose
David Trigg on the American artist whose videos explore the edges of human experience in the modern age

Simone Forti
The performance artist talks to Ross Simonini about movement, the 1960s and the act of writing

Under the Paving Stones: on a visit to Warsaw, John Quin finds a city animated by anti-reactionary winds; in Pittsburgh for the biennial Carnegie International, Cat Kron takes stock of the Midwest’s art scene

Reviews from around the world

Rasheed Araeen at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, by David Trigg
Could you visit me in dreams? at Galerie Nathalie Halgand, Vienna, by Max L. Feldman
Maria Toumazou, various venues, Nicosia, by Thea Smith
Teamlab at Amos Rex, Helsinki, by Mike Watson
Omer Ba at Galerie Templon, Paris, by Violaine Boutet de Monvel
Franz West at Centre Pompidou, Paris, by Jeppe Ugelvig
Performance and Poetry: The Eastern European Perspective at Shedhalle, Zürich, by Olga Stefan
Gunter Reski at Nagel Draxler, Cologne, by Moritz Scheper
Stuart Brisley at Galeria Studio, Warsaw, by Phoebe Blatton
4th Istanbul Design Biennial, various venues, by Beatrice Galilee
Shahpour Pouyan at Copperfield, London, by Anna Wallace-Thompson
Mika Rottenberg at Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, London, by Louise Darblay
One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, by Ashton Cooper
Raúl de Nieves at Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, by Cat Kron
Hairy Who? 1966–1969 at Art Institute of Chicago, by Sam Korman
Charline von Heyl at Petzel, New York, by Joshua Mack
Christopher K. Ho at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, by Owen Duffy
16th Pacific Meridian, various venues, Vladivostock, by Tom Jeffreys


Martin Herbert’s pick of exhibitions to see this winter; Mike Watson on the art initiatives fighting rampant populism in Italy; Sam Korman on land art, landfills and landscapes of the Midwest; and books including David Szalay’s Turbulence, and Jason Lutes’s graphic novel Berlin