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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

Art Monthly 417

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

Art Monthly 416

Forensic Architecture: Counter Investigations

Maria Walsh reviews the group’s ICA exhibition

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Exhibition Openings

London Taus Makhacheva Narrative Projects opens Wed 19 Sep
London Heidi Bucher Parasol unit opens Wed 19 Sep | PV 18 Sep
London The Democratic Dish: Mintons Secessionist Ware Chelsea Space opens Wed 19 Sep
Birmingham Polly Apfelbaum Ikon opens Wed 19 Sep
Birmingham Polly Apfelbaum Ikon opens Wed 19 Sep
Birmingham Kate Groobey Ikon opens Wed 19 Sep
Portsmouth Tessa Eastman Aspex opens Wed 19 Sep
London Ibrahim El-Salahi Vigo Gallery opens Wed 19 Sep
Dublin Seamus Harahan & Thomas McCarthy Douglas Hyde opens Wed 19 Sep | PV 18 Sep
Dublin Paddy Bloomer Douglas Hyde opens Wed 19 Sep | PV 18 Sep

Recent Podcasts

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Stephanie Schwartz, Giulia Smith & Dan Ward

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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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Talk Show on Resonance FM

Edward C Ball, Isobel Harbison & Taylor Le Melle

Presented by Chris McCormack

Isobel Harbison on the Joan Jonas survey exhibition at Tate Modern, Taylor Le Melle on Sophia Al-Maria’s show at Project Native Informant and Edward C Ball on the art scene in Paris, including the opening of the Rem Koolhaas-designed gallery, Lafayette Expectations.

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From the Back Catalogue

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

Art Monthly 364

Border Control

Marcus Verhagen on the contradictions inherent in globalisation

Art Monthly 414

No Surprises

It is time that the art world put its own house in order, argues Jennifer Thatcher

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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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