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On the cover: Nástio Mosquito – Joker, preacher, politician. Matthew McLean encounters the Angolan artist’s multiple personalities

Under the Paving Stones – Oliver Basciano tours the galleries of São Paulo to find how much art and real life really interact

“Mystical experiences are all over art, but people don’t talk about them.” In the latest of Ross Simonini’s interviews the writer meets Brazilian artist Daniel Lie

Michael Simpson – Martin Herbert discovers how religious art and Beckett are enduring influences on the British artist’s uneasy paintings

Adrián Villar Rojas – Artifice, the environment, time and spectacle are abiding themes of the Argentinian artist’s sculptures. Oliver Basciano surveys his latest work

Jochen Zeitz – on the opening of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town


Martin Herbert rounds up ten shows to see this month, from Los Angeles to Moscow, via Berlin, Copenhagen, Milan, Brussels, London, New York and Mexico City


Documenta 14 Kassel, by Martin Herbert
Tidalectics, by Kimberly Bradley
Braco Dimitrijević, by Robert Barry
Ivan Andersen, by John Quin
Miriam Cahn, by Violaine Boutet de Monvel
Skulptur Projekte Münster, by Sam Korman
Candice Breitz, by Mark Prince
Sarah van Sonsbeeck, by Dominic van den Boogerd
Bill Viola, by David Trigg
Stuart Middleton, by Ben Eastham
Mark Leckey, by Chris Fite-Wassilak
Greater than the Sum, by Skye Sherwin
Philip Guston, by Gabriel Coxhead
Chelpa Ferro, by Laura Smith
Edgar Arceneaux, by Aaron Horst
Invisible Man, by Ashton Cooper
Andrea Zittel, by Lindsay Preston Zappas
An Te Liu, by Andrew Berardini
kriwet, by Joshua Mack
Lenka Clayton and Jon Rubin, by Sam Korman
Doreen Garner, by Wendy Vogel
Pieter Schoolwerth, by Rachel Wetzler
Ridley Howard, by Scott Indrisek
Paul Ramírez Jonas, by Laura A.L. Wellen
Suzy Lake, by Bill Clarke
Andy Warhol, by Christian Viveros-Fauné


Duty Free Art, by Hito Steyerl
Play with Me: Dolls, Women and Art, by Grace Banks
The Weight of Things, by Marianne Fritz
I Fought the Law, by Olivia Locher


A new strip by Hanneriina Moisseinen questions the status of animals; and in the latest instalment of A Curator Writes, I. Kurator has ambitious plans for the Potato-Print Biennial. 

1 September 2017