November 9, 2007 - Flash Art International - No. 257 Out Now
November 9, 2007

No. 257 Out Now

No. 257
(November – December 2007)

Flash Art International # 257
November – December issue
Special issue: Performance

The new issue of Flash Art International offers an in-depth report on performance, looking at its primary protagonists and emerging practioners in the visual arts.

Longtime friends Isaac Julien and Yvonne Rainer talk about their recent projects and collaborations in the worlds of theater and dance. RoseLee Goldberg moderates the discussion for Flash Art International.

Investigating the state of performance, Marie de Brugerolle reflects upon the status of the object after a happening, event, action or performance. In doing so, she looks back at artists such as Mike Kelley, Bas Jan Ader, Vito Acconci, Bruce Nauman, Chris Burden, Guy de Cointet, Paul McCarthy, Tino Sehgal and Catherine Sullivan as ‘points of reference’ for the work of younger artists such as Ulla von Brandenburg, Tris Vonna-Michell, Julien Bismuth, Jean-Pascal Flavien, Vasco Araújo and
Kirsten Mosher

In a text on one of performance’s main proponents, Vit Havranek presents Jiri Kovanda‘s work from the ’60s until today.

In her exclusive interview with Maurizio Cattelan, Helena Kontova talks to the artist about Germany, the USA, and his latest projects. The “Frankfurt Project” is at the core of Udo Kittelman’s text on the show at the MMK, which hosted a series of non-programmatic interventions by the artist in the museum space and in the city of Frankfurt.

In an interview by Max Henry, Kraków-based artist Marcin Maciejowskispeaks about Grupa Ladnie, with Wilhelm Sasnal and Rafal Bujnowski, and the Technical University in Poland during the ’90s.

This issue’s Reprint is a text first published in 1980 by Jeffrey Deitch, wherein he explores the structures of power that govern the art world. Artists, critics, dealers, collectors: “Who Has The Power?”

“Live from Los Angeles” is the first of a series of new reports from L.A. by Sonia Campagnola, which includes Whitney Bedford, Ruben Ochoa, Matthew Monahan, Sean Landers, Stephen Rhodes, Cris Brodahl, Jamie Isenstein and Dash Snow.

This issue’s Ouverture presents the artist duo Claire Fontaine; Spotlight features Richard Prince’s show at the Guggenheim in New York; Global Art describes Daria Martin’s latest film at Ghent’s S.M.A.K.

Group show reviews include: The 2007 edition of the “Printemps de Septembre,” Toulouse; “Dada East” at Fargfabriken in Stockholm; “Inter-Faces” at Soros Center for Contemporary Art” in Almaty; “S-Files” at the Museo del Barrio in New York.

Solo show reviews include: Keith Tyson, Rudolf Stingel, Jules de Balincourt, Ryan Trecartin, Chris Ofili, Mike Nelson, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, Olafur Eliasson, William Pope.L, Candice Breitz, Paul Pfeiffer, Thoralf Knobloch, Enrico David, Mike Kelley, Nora Schultz, Piero Golia, Alfredo Jaar, David LaChapelle, Luca Vitone, Lorenza Lucchi Basili, Angelo Mosca, Mauricio Alejo, Luis González Palma and Sopheap Pich.

For Fresh Start, Gea Politi meets the artists of 78 Lyndhurst Way.

The COVER ARTISTS of this issue are: Maurizio Cattelan and Marcin Maciejowski.

Get your hands on a copy of the November – December issue of the world’s leading art magazine while supplies last.

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20159 Milan
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