2011 / 281 November – December 2011
Issue 281
November - December 2011

Contents

News
Paris Geography’s first purpose is war; Los Angeles New Art Fairs in LA; Los Angeles Andrea Zittel; Boston A history of line dancing; On Air Bravo’s work of art; Moscow Moscow Biennale: Technology over rigor; Mercosul Geopoetics in the far south; Rome Menabrea Art Prize; Los Angeles Artist China Adams takes on curating; London Olympic Stadium Residency; Yokohama, Japan Yokohama Triennale 2011; New York “14 & 15” at the Lipstick Building; Book Concrete Comedy; Book Isabella Blow; Book Defining Contemporary Art

Curator’s Page
On Underwear Makers and Popes with a Healthy Libido
by Sam Bardaouil

Top 100 Artists

Survey
German Institutions
by Nicola Trezzi

Focus Germany – Collecting
Erika Hoffmann
by Ellen Blumenstein

Amarcord
Number Shows
Lucy Lippard in conversation with Anthony Hudek

Focus Germany – Conversation
Katharina Grosse, Frank Nitsche
by Viktor Neumann

Interview
Lynda Benglis
by Alma Ruiz and Patrick Steffen

Feature
The Scottish Connection
by Matt Price

Interview
Ragnar Kjartansson
by Markús Þór Andrésson

Focus Germany – Interview
Cyprien Gaillard
by Susanne Pfeffer

Feature
Is There a Lot to Understand?
by Donatien Grau

Brand New
Vladimir Nikolic
by Maja Ciric

Brand New
Nick van Woert
by Julie Boukobza

Spotlight
Matthew Barney: Djed
by Agnieszka Gratza

Global Art
Ana Prvacki: Wandering Band
by Jovana Stokic

Reviews
Sara Greenberger Rafferty Rachel Uffner/New York; Form Less Painting Andrew Roth/New York; Gaylen Gerber Renwick/New York; Anicka Yi 47 Canal Street/New York; Betye Saar Roberts&Tilton/Los Angeles; Anj Smith Ibid Projects/London; David Salle Maureen Paley/London; Pipilotti Rist Hayward Gallery/London; Mike Kelley Gagosian/London; Ryan Gander Johnen Galerie/Berlin; Thomas Scheibitz Sprüth Magers/Berlin; Richard Wentworth Nelson-Freeman/Paris; Lucy Stein Gregor Staiger/Zurich; Andreas Golder Urs Meile/Luzern; Michael Kienzer Galerie Elizabeth & Klaus Thoman/Innsbruck; Rinus Van de Velde Tim Van Laere/Antwerp; Axel Hütte Helga de Alvear/Madrid; Maja Bajevic Museo Nacional Reina Sofia/Madrid; Alexandre Arrechea Casado Santapau/Madrid; Nicanor Araoz Alberto Sendros/Buenos Aires; Canan Tolon Galeri Nev/Istanbul; Atul Bhalla Vadehra Art Gallery/New Delhi; Visions Monica De Cardenas/Milan; Hernan Bas Il Capricorno/Venice