ArtReview September issue


Inside


Artist, Heal Thyself!
As ill-health is increasingly linked to questions of identity and politics, what would a collective, artistic attitude to sickness look like? By Nina Power

Kemang Wa Lehulere
Oliver Basciano on the South African artist’s archaeology of the contemporary

Aesthetic Judgement
Does a focus on political, social and moral values within the structures of art mean that we’ve lost sight of the value of art itself? By J.J. Charlesworth

Javier Téllez
The Venezualan artist complicates fixed notions of madness and sanity through subversive parodies. By Louise Darblay

Plus

Martin Herbert’s pick of ten must-see exhibitions in September; Mark Rappolt on sculpture parks; Oliver Basciano on the stricken state of Brazilian politics ahead of the Bienal de São Paulo; Vincent Fecteau talks to Ross Simonini; Under the Paving Stones: how Berlin is rethinking the art institution

Reviews from around the world including Manifesta 12, Palermo; Other Mechanisms at Secession, Vienna; Uptown High Rise No 2 at Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen; Titus Schade at Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig; Paul Chan, NEON at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens; Glenn Ligon at Thomas Dane, Naples; Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art; Goran Trbuljak at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva; Teresa Burga at Migros Museum, Zürich; Julie Becker at ICA, London; Jennet Thomas at Tintype, London; Liverpool Biennial; Pascale Marthine Tayou at Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York; Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson; FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary ArtAnd…

And...

Books including Isabelle Graw’s The Love of Painting: Genealogy of a Success Medium and Brazil: A Biography, by Heloisa M. Starling and Lilia M. Schwarcz