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Artforum
 

New York
For over 50 years, Artforum has remained the leading contemporary art magazine. In addition to exploring contemporary art, Artforum covers fashion, film, photography, architecture and music, lending a unique perspective to the broad range of today's popular culture.
 
2018
English edition
The best of 2018: a renowned group of critics, artists, and curators from around the world—Kerry James Marshall, Johanna Fateman, Helen Molesworth, Douglas Crimp, Eungie Joo, Jack Bankowsky, David Rimanelli, Catherine Wood, Caroline Busta, Lanka Tattersall, Harry Cooper, Pauline Yao, and Claire Tancons—take stock of the year in art. 38 artists from around the world choose the most striking work, event, or exhibition of the year with responses from Kerry James Marshall, Barbara Kreuger, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, and more. Plus, Top Tens on the best in film, music, books, and performance from John Waters, Vaginal Davis, and Melissa Anderson, and a special section on “The Year In Monsters.

2018
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This November in Artforum we ask: repair or revolt? We invited Charles Gaines, Ed Ruscha, Jim Shaw, and Sue Williams to create projects on politics. Ewa Lajer-Burcharth reflects on the art of Eugène Delacroix, Rachel Churner on the art of Maren Hassinger, Ian Volner on the Venice Architecture Biennale, Melissa Anderson on Luca Guadagino's Suspiria, plus exhibition reviews from Paris, Vienna, Ho Chi Minh City, Johannesburg, and more.

2018
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Artforum invited Ken Okiishi, Jacolby Satterwhite, and Paul McCarthy to reflect on the work of Bruce Nauman in honor of his first comprehensive retrospective in 25 years; Sam McKinniss on the art of John Waters; Alejandro Segade on queer Chicanx zines; Lynne Cook on Anni Albers; Madeleine Schwartz on the 10th Berlin Biennale; plus reviews from Paris, Riga, Milan, Zurich, and more.

2018
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Artforum invited Catherine Damman, Dorothea Rockburne, La Monte Young, Carolee Schneemann and others to reflect on the Judson Dance Theater in honor of their forthcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Editor-in-chief David Velasco on the art of Adrian Piper, Solveig Nelson on the holographs of Simone Forti, special projects by Awol Erizku and the Women's History Museum, Marilyn Minter shares her Top Ten, plus Fall Previews, looking ahead at 40 exhibitions worldwide and much more.

2018
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Artforum invited a group of writers, scholars, and activists—Adrian Piper, Michelle M. Wright, Charles W. Mills, J. M. Bernstein, Boaventura de Sousa Santos, MTL Collective and Jasbir K. Puar, and Sarah Nicole Prickett—to consider where, who, and when is Enlightenment; a series of essays on the late David Wojnarowicz + transcripts of the artist's audio diary and a portfolio of rare images; interview with Renzo Piano; Texas Isaiah; Michael Pareköwhai; Eugene Jarecki's The King; reviews from New York, Paris, São Paulo, New Delhi…

2018
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Summer previews (Charles White at the Art Institute of Chicago; Bodys Isek Kingelez at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Diamond Stingily at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; Michael Jackson at the National Portrait Gallery, London; Anna Boghiguian at the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg; Xu Bing at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing…), Harry Cooper on Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, Chloe Wyma introduces Ebecho Muslimova, Superpower: Hannah Black on Black Panther, Tectonic Arts: Frank Gehry talks with Julian Rose, and more.

2018
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Rachel Churner on the art of Barbara Hammer, James Quandt on the films of Lucrecia Martel, Sarah K. Rich & Amy Sillman on Laura Owens, Kazuyo Sejima talks with Julian Rose on museum architecture, Melissa Anderson on Sophie Fiennes’s Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, Tobi Haslett on Mark E. Smith, plus reviews from Paris, London, Los Angeles, Berlin, Mumbai, Istanbul, Chicago, and more.

2018
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Helen Molesworth on the work of Simone Leigh, a special project by Jesse Darling, Yinka Shonibare MBE on his forthcoming project with the Public Art Fund in New York, Saul Anton on Hito Steyerl's Duty Free Art, and Claire Bishop on Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. Plus Maria Stavrinaki on Art and Prehistory, Kaelen Wilson-Goldie on the art of Ahmed Morsi, Melissa Anderson on Ken Russell's Women in Love, and more.

2018
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This February in Artforum: Dan Nadel on the art of Christina Ramberg, Howardena Pindell talks about her forthcoming retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Amy Taubin on Errol Morris's Wormwood, Caroline Lillian Schopp on the art of Franz Erhard Walther, plus reviews from New York, Detroit, Paris, Bologna, Mexico City, Sharjah, Tokyo, Beijing, and more.

2018
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This January Artforum looks at The Uses of Power: to picture our current life and imagine possible lives otherwise, Artforum invited seven artists and two writers—Nan Goldin, Adrian Piper, Sable Elyse Smith, Kia LaBeija, Donald Moffett, House of Ladosha, K8 Hardy, Johanna Fateman, and Paul B. Preciado—to consider how we can and should use power. Plus new Editor David Velasco on the Power of Good-bye, Azikiwe Mohammed talks with Claudia Rankine about Jimmy's Thrift of New Davonhaime, a preview of more than 40 spring shows worldwide, and more.

2017
English edition
Best of 2017: A renowned group of critics, artists, and curators from around the world take stock of the year in art, and of art's place amid social, judicial, political, and ecological shifts; Five celebrated cineasts select the top films of the year; Five musicians and artists name their music highlights of the year; Seven scholars, curators, writers, and artists choose the year's outstanding titles; 40 artists from around the world choose the most striking work, event, or exhibition of the year…

2017
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This November Artforum looks at Art and Virtual Reality: Douglas Coupland talks with Daniel Birnbaum about the future of technology and desire and Alyssa K. Loh discusses virtuality and empathy. Plus Cheryl Finley on “Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power,” Greil Marcus on Slash: A Punk Magazine from Los Angeles, 1977-80; Jackie Neudorf on Donna Deitch's Desert Hearts, and more.

2017
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Artforum looks at Russia and the Art of Revolution: A century after the Soviet uprising of October 1917, Matthew S. Witkovsky, Devin Fore, and Owen Hatherley look back—and forward—at the fate of radical culture, utopia, and politics; architect David Adjaye talks about design, culture, and society; Ina Blom on Ed Atkins and the science of weather simulation; and more.

2017
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In their September 2017 issue Artforum look ahead at 40 exhibitions worldwide, Huey Copeland and Frank Wilkerson on museums, monuments, and race, reviews on the 57th Venice Biennale, Documenta 14, and Skulptur Projekte Münster, Amy Taubin on Top of the Lake: China Girl, and more.

2017
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A special issue on “The Politics of Everyday Life,” which asks, how does the political reveal itself in quotidian experience—its images, its forms, its events? Featuring responses by Silvia Federici, Simon Critchley, Julie Ault, Mariel O. Wilson, and others; a roundtable on cultural appropriation; Mimi Thi Nguyen on the politics of the hijab; plus Summer reading recommendations, Peter Eleey on Trisha Brown, Murtaza Vali on the Sharjah Biennial, Luke Skrebowski on Robert Rauschenberg, and much more.

2017
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Summer preview of 45 shows worldwide; Irene V. Small explores Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla's latest project, which places a Dan Flavin light sculpture deep in a cave in Puerto Rico; Christine Macel talks with Michelle Kuo about the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale; Art Under Nationalism: Dispatch from Warsaw; Johanna Fateman and Tobi Haslett on the 2017 Whitney Biennial and the violence of cultural representation; Ara Osterweil on Warhol and Fassbinder; Lantian Xie; the fall-winter 2017 fashion collections, and much more.

2017
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Anne Pontégnie on Daan van Golden; Sérgio B. Martins on Ferreira Gullar; Documenta 14; Christo & Jeanne-Claude's Running Fence; Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley's ReActor; exhibition history: Hans Haacke in Frankfurt, 1976; Top Ten by Sol Calero; Omar Kholeif on Nil Yalter's Le Chevalier d'Éon; the art of Michael Williams; reviews from Francis Picabia and Raymond Pettibon's exhibitions in New York, and more.

2017
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Featuring a cover by Wolfgang Tillmans; Art and resistance; General Idea; culture and critique in Beirut; Sky Hopinka and the Whitney Biennial; the rise of 3-D technology; Albert Serra; Kochi-Muziris Biennale; Kelly Akashi; Peter Voulkos; R. H. Quaytman; Richard Kennedy, and more.

2017
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The February issue of Artforum, with features on the art of Zhang Peili, Hanne Darboven, and Heather Phillipson, a conversation between Julia Bryan-Wilson and Miranda July on feminist film project Joanie 4 Jackie, Tim Griffin on HBO's The Young Pope, Bibiana Obler on Barbara Kruger in Washington, a Top Ten from Jun Takahashi, and reviews from New York, Miami, Hamburg, Stockholm, Baku, Mexico City, Johannesburg, and more.

2017
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Spring 2017 Previews of 45 shows worldwide, James Quandt on Abbas Kiarostami, Women's History Museum's Top Ten, Lynne Cooke on Merce Cunningham, Wolf Vostell's Concrete Traffic, 100 Words with Pieter Schoolwerth, Carroll Dunham on Kerry James Marshall's “Mastry”, and exhibition reviews from New York, Moscow, Oslo, Beijing, Mumbai, Mexico City, and more.

2016
English edition
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The best of 2016: Seventeen distinguished contributors consider the year in art; “The Artists' Artists,” reflections of the most striking single work, event or exhibition of 2016; Top Tens on the best in film, music, books, and performance from John Waters, Angel Olsen, and Terry Castle, and a special section on “The Year In Shock.”

2016
English edition
A special section on Artists on Politics featuring Zoe Leonard, Dread Scott, and Wolfgang Tillmans, the architecture of Donald Trump, Johanna Fateman on Paul Verhoeven's new film Elle, a Top Ten from DJ collective Discwoman, and Joseph Gringley's portfolio “Soundscaping.” Plus, reviews from Tallinn, Washington DC, Munich, Sharjah, Paris, and more.

2016
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In the October issue of Artforum: a feature on cover artist Lillian Schwartz, a portfolio by Carmen Herrera, Homi K. Bahba on William Kentridge, Chris Kraus on Julie Becker and newly published writings by Donald Judd. Plus, Nikolas Gambaroff's Top Ten and exhibition reviews from New York, Brescia, Dublin, Beirut, Sydney, and more.

2016
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Fall 2016 exhibition previews, featuring 45 noteworthy shows worldwide. Plus, Kerry James Marshall on Marvel's Black Panther, Alan Licht on Martin Creed's “The Back Door,” the art of Willem de Rooij, Amy Taubin on the art of Bruce Conner, a special dispatch on art in Dakar, Jill Magid discusses her new work, and Hannah Black reviews the 9th Berlin Biennale…

2016
English edition
Art and Identity Special Summer (triple) issue.

2016
English edition
Special section “The New Look: Art and Fashion Photography” featuring Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Heji Shin, Petra Collins, Laurie Simmons, among others, Summer 2016 Previews of 45 shows worldwide, Jonathan Rosenbaum on Jacques Rivette, Rhea Anastasia at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, A Cinema of Resistance: Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Hulet, Brian Dillon on Yan Xing, plus exhibition reviews from New York, Chicago, Cologne, Warsaw, Auckland, Sao Paolo, and more.

2016
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Richard Serra, Mary Heilmann and Terry Winters on Ellsworth Kelly, Thomas Eggerer on Monika Baer, Douglas Crimp talks with Thomas Beard about “Queer Cinema before Stonewall,” Maggie Lee on her video Mommy, sex and art from Fragonard to Manet, Claire Bishop on Peter Fischli & David Weiss, and exhibition reviews from Los Angeles, London, Düsseldorf, Paris, Beirut, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro, and more.

2016
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Tony Oursler and Greil Marcus on David Bowie, Jackson Pollock's late work, the Met Breuer, Cameron Rowland, an exclusive portfolio from Rosemarie Castoro, plus Magali Reus's Top Ten, the band Porches, and exhibition reviews from New York, Berlin, Lisbon, Milan, Prague, Athens, Delhi, Mexico City, and more.