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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

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Martha Rosler and Hito Steyerl: War Games

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

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Art Investigation

Daniel Neofetou argues that Forensic Architecture’s success in the art world is symptomatic of a broader demotion of art’s capacity for political opposition

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Exhibition Openings

Cambridge Richard Pousette-Dart Kettle’s Yard opens Tue 23 Oct
Birmingham Lucy Orta Ikon opens Tue 23 Oct
London Edward Coley Burne-Jones Tate Britain opens Wed 24 Oct
Bath Jerwood/FVU Awards 2018: Unintended Consequences The Edge opens Wed 24 Oct
London Maggi Hambling Marlborough Fine Art opens Wed 24 Oct
London The Witching Hour Studio 1.1 opens Thu 25 Oct | PV 1 Nov
London Bass Culture Ambika P3 opens Thu 25 Oct
London Neal Tait Tintype opens Thu 25 Oct | PV 24 Oct
London Paul McCarthy Zabludowicz Collection opens Thu 25 Oct
Salford Emma Talbot Caustic Coastal opens Thu 25 Oct

Recent Podcasts

Talk Show on Resonance FM

Vassilios Doupas, Andrew Hunt & Ellen Mara De Wachter

Presented by Matt Hale

Vassilios Doupas, Andrew Hunt and Ellen Mara De Wachter discuss contemporary art shows in Athens, different models of curating and the ‘Somewhere in Between’ exhibition at Bozar in Brussels.

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Talk Show on Resonance FM

Stephanie Schwartz, Giulia Smith & Dan Ward

Presented by Chris McCormack

Stephanie Schwartz, Giulia Smith and Dan Ward discuss the relationship between art and health, Martha Rosler and Hito Steyerl’s show in Basel, and Meriem Bennani’s show in Kingston.

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Talk Show on Resonance FM

Ashiya Eastwood, Daniel Neofetu & Maria Walsh

Presented by Matt Hale

Ashiya Eastwood, Daniel Neofetu and Maria Walsh discuss the promotion of Forensic Architecture within the art world and its implications for political art, Taryn Simon’s ‘An Occupation of Loss’ and the Groundwork programme of international art in Cornwall.

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From the Back Catalogue

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Art, Lies and Performance

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

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The Ends of the Museum

Brandon Taylor muses on the museum of the future

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Foreign Bodies

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

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Space Wars

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

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Border Control

Marcus Verhagen on the contradictions inherent in globalisation

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Found: The Missing Issue

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Issue 16 from May 1978

Issue 15 was dated March 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.

2017 Winners

Lauren Houlton Heat Sensitive?

Dan Ward A Long Shot

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Interviews with artists since 2007

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