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Art Monthly 421

Letter from Kampala

George Vasey reports on the Ugandan capital’s energetic but under-resourced art scene

Art Monthly 420

Letter from Korea: One Step at a Time

Chris McCormack reports on the Gwangju and Busan biennales at a tentatively hopeful time in Korean politics

Art Monthly 419

Private Museums

Aoife Rosenmeyer on the current boom in private art institutions

Art Monthly 418

Oberhausen: Leaving the Cinema

Adam Pugh uses the 64th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival to show that cinema is essential today, it being one of the few remaining social structures to enable public assembly

Art Monthly 418

Martha Rosler and Hito Steyerl: War Games

Stephanie Schwartz reviews the two-artist show at Switzerland’s Kunstmuseum Basel

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Exhibition Openings

London Johnny Abrahams Vigo Gallery opens Thu 15 Nov | PV 13 Nov
London Richard Long Alan Cristea Gallery opens Thu 15 Nov
London Channing Hansen Stephen Friedman Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov | PV 15 Nov
London Branko Vlahović Alison Jacques Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov | PV 15 Nov
London Ceal Floyer Lisson Gallery Lisson st opens Fri 16 Nov
London Leon Polk Smith Lisson Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov
Liverpool Wake up Together Open Eye Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov | PV 15 Nov
Manchester Martin Parr Manchester Art Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov
Manchester The Ground Beneath Your Feet Castlefield Gallery opens Fri 16 Nov
Nottingham Alex Xerri Trade opens Fri 16 Nov | PV 15 Nov

Forthcoming Events

5pm Tue 4-Dec-18
The Producers Part II

Sally Tallant & Mirjam Varadinis

Sally Tallant, director of Liverpool Biennial, and Mirjam Varadinis, curator for contemporary art at Kunsthaus Zürich and creative mediator for Manifesta 12 in Palermo.

Part of ‘The Producers Part II: New Positions on Curating’ devised by Uta Kögelsberger of Newcastle University and Chris McCormack of Art Monthly, with the generous support and input of staff at the Hatton Gallery, from the School of Arts and Cultures, Newcastle University and from Art Monthly.

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Recent Podcasts

Talk Show on Resonance FM

Amy Budd, Sara Jaspan & Tom Snow

Presented by Chris McCormack

Amy Budd, Sara Jaspan & Tom Snow discuss the art scene in Rotterdam, the ICA workshop ‘On Cripping’ and Chad Elias’s book on contemporary art in post-civil war Lebanon.

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From the Back Catalogue

Art Monthly 328

The Contract

Seth Siegelaub interviewed by John Slyce Part 2

Art Monthly 273

Art, Lies and Performance

Anna Dezeuze reports on what is still a surprisingly little-known art form

Art Monthly 189

The Ends of the Museum

Brandon Taylor muses on the museum of the future

Art Monthly 399

Foreign Bodies

Francis Frascina on Brexit, the body and the workings of the state

Art Monthly 397

Space Wars

Jamie Sutcliffe argues that virtual technologies offer only a fantasy of freedom

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Found: The Missing Issue

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Issue 16 from May 1978

Issue 15 was dated March 1978

Where is the issue from April 1978?
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Michael O’Pray Prize

The Michael O’Pray Prize is a Film and Video Umbrella initiative launched in 2017 in partnership with Art Monthly which seeks new writing on innovation and experimentation in moving-image art. Read the winning texts below.

2018 Winner

Adam Hines-Green Bank – Basement – Becker

2017 Winners

Lauren Houlton Heat Sensitive?

Dan Ward A Long Shot

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Talking Art book

Talking Art 2

Interviews with artists since 2007

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Talking Art

Interviews with artists since 1976

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