Artforum

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.
 
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Artforum - May-June 2020
2020
English edition
forthcoming
Artforum asked 20 artists, writers, and collectives to contribute essays and projects reflecting on the pandemic and the worlds it may make and unmake.
Artforum - March 2020
2020
English edition
This March in Artforum Chloe Wyma on the art of cover artist Agnes Pelton, J. Hoberman on Corneliu Porumboiu's The Whistlers, Hannah Black on Kandis Williams, plus Alex Jovanovic introduces an artist portfolio from Chason Matthams, James Meyer on Hans Haacke and exhibition reviews from Paris, Stockholm, Doha, Moscow, and more. 
Artforum - February 2020
2020
English edition
This February in Artforum poet Simone White and writer Ciarán Finlayson respond to the recent Pope.L exhibitions that spanned multiple institutions across New York. Plus, Joan Jonas, Ugo Rondinone, and others on the life and art of John Giorno (1936-2019), a special artist's project by Christine Sun Kim, Daniel Marcus on Charlotte Perriand, and exhibition reviews from Paris, Cologne, Milan, Tallinn, and more.
Artforum - January 2020
2020
English edition
This January in Artforum we invite critics and artists—from Tim Griffin and Amy Taubin to Ilya Lipkin and Kerry James Marshall—to take measure on the newly renovated MoMA. Plus, Hal Foster on the art of Rachel Harrison, Kate Sutton on Hana Miletić, and a special previews section with over 40 exhibitions worldwide; including Steve McQueen at the Tate Modern, Hilma af Klint at Moderna Museet, and more.
Artforum - December 2019
2019
English edition
The best of 2019.
Artforum - November 2019
2019
English edition
This November in Artforum Bruce Hainley on Pierre Bonnard, Domenick Ammirati on the art of Georgia Sagri, Declan Long on Derek Jarman, and Natasha Stagg on Anicka Yi. Plus, exhibition reviews from Milan, Berlin, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Dubai, and more. 
Artforum - October 2019
2019
English edition
This October in Artforum Lauren O'Neill-Butler on the art of Agnes Denes, Barry Schwabsky on Jean Dubuffet, and Jace Clayton on Christian Marclay. Plus, 4 artists and critics consider the legacy of Douglas Crimp, Amy Taubin on Steven Soderbergh's The Laundromat, exhibition reviews from Paris, Zurich, Basel, Vilnius, and much more. 
Artforum - September 2019
2019
English edition
Stafan Kalmár and Lia Gangitano on Lutz Bacher; Melissa Anderson on Lily Tomlin; Annie Godfrey Larmon on Beverly Pepper; Institute of Queer Ecology; 40 Fall 2019 exhibitions previews; Simmon Denny; Anthony Byrt; Sam McKinniss; Zarina; Diébédo Francis Kéré...
Artforum - June-July-August 2019
2019
English edition
This Summer Artforum reflects on Stonewall at 50: to celebrate the occasion, Artforum invited 24 gorgeous artists and writers to share an early or particularly vivid memory of a gay bar. Plus 5 artists and curators consider the legacy of Okwui Enzor, William E. Jones on the art of James Bidgood, Derek McCormack on Thierry Mugler, Molly Warnock on Gilles Aillaud's Rhinocéros, eau et rochers, exhibition reviews from Paris, Berlin, Athens, Tirana, and much more.
Artforum - May 2019
2019
English edition
A special issue about Art and Activism: Claire Bishop on the art of political timing, Christopher Glazek on Nan Goldin and the Sacklers, and Joan Kee on law by art. Plus Ralph Runoff talks with Daniel Birnbaum about the 58th Venice Biennale, James Quant on Olivier Assayas's Non-Fiction, Summer Previews with 40 exhibitions worldwide and much more.
Artforum - April 2019
2019
English edition
James Quandt on Claire Denis's High Life, Raf Simons shares his Top Ten, J. Hoberman on Věra Chytilová's Sedmikrásky (Daisies), Johanna Fateman on the art of Nicole Eisenman, plus exhibition reviews from Paris, Brussels, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Vilnius, Buenos Aires, and more.
Artforum - March 2019
2019
English edition
Catherine Taft on Matthew Barney's new work, Melissa Anderson on the films of Christian Petzold, Kate Sutton on Gabriele Beverage, a special project from artist Paul Mpagi Sepuya, plus exhibition reviews from Paris, Milan, Berlin, Istanbul, Madrid, and more.
Artforum - February 2019
2019
English edition
Jeffrey Weiss, Carolee Schneemann, and Simone Forti on the passing of Robert Morris, editor Lauren O'Neill Butler on the art of fierce pussy, Wayne Koestenbaum on the art of David Gilbert, a special dispatch from Thailand by David Teh, plus exhibition reviews from Paris, Berlin, Prague, Zurich, New York, and more.
Artforum - January 2019
2019
English edition
Editor-in-chief David Velasco introduces a special artist project by Martine Gutierrez, Bruce Hainley on the art of Cady Noland, Daniel Marcus on Picasso: Blue and Rose, Kaelen Wilson-Goldie on the art of Banu Cennetoğlu, plus a special previews section with over 40 exhibitions worldwide; including Nari Ward at the New Museum, Wong Ping at Kunstalle Basel, the Sharjah Biennial, and more.
Artforum - December 2018 – The Year in Review
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.
Artforum - November 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - October 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - September 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - June-July-August 2018
2018
English edition
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…
Artforum - May 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - April 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - March 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - February 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - January 2018
2018
English edition
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.
Artforum - December 2017 – The Year in Review
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…
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