October 25, 2007 - frieze - Issue 111 out now
October 25, 2007

Issue 111 out now

frieze issue 111 out now


In the November – December issue of frieze, Tom Morton examines the sculptures and installations of Charles Ray, whose new work continues to explore themes of space, objecthood and mimesis. Benjamin Weissman reflects on the humorous, psychological, abstract pictures of Christopher Wool.

Sam Thorne considers the seductively idiosyncratic practice of Michael Fullerton, and Melissa Gronlund discusses Lucy Skaer’s meditations on senselessness and beauty in drawings, films and sculptures. Peter Eleey looks back at the Artist Placement Group’s strategy of incorporating art into the world of business, whilst Bert Rebhandl is impressed by a new era of Romanian filmmaking. Santiago García Navarro looks at the socially oriented work of Argentinian artist Roberto Jacoby and Siobhán Hapaska responds to the back page questionnaire.

In the Front section Robert Storr admires Sol LeWitt’s approach to art and life, Brian Dillon explores Istanbul’s Atatürk Cultural Centre and Tirdad Zolghadr asks if Berlin is the new Cairo. Irene Cheng looks around the new New Museum, and Simon Reynolds reflects on the influence of the band Public Image Ltd. In Life in Film, frieze asks James Benning to reflect on the movies that have influenced him.

The Back section includes 25 reviews from Australia, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Los Angeles, Mexico, Norway, the UK and the USA, including Wang Luyan, ‘Primavera’, Thea Djordjadze, Michael Raedecker, Minerva Cuevas, Peter Friedl, Chicks on Speed and David Adjaye.

Online this month at frieze.com Joerg Heiser discovers Ai Weiwei’s compound among the bustle of Beijing in a two-part China report and Daniel McClean considers ethical rights for artists in the polemical case of Mass MoCA v. Christoph Büchel. Daily reviews include: ‘Corporate Logo’ at Art in General, Enrico David at the ICA and ‘The Third Mind’ at the Palais de Tokyo. Video links to accompany articles in frieze 111 include works from, Haris Epaminonda, Torsten Lauschmann, Corey McCorkle and Lucy Skaer.

To celebrate the launch of frieze.com, for a limited time visitors can also access the complete frieze archive for free — a unique research tool combining 16 years of monographs, features, reviews and images all searchable by writer, city, gallery or artist.

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