Books

Sturtevant: Warhol Marilyn

In this book, Patricia Lee examines Warhol Marilyn as representing a shift in thinking about artistic authorship and originality, highlighting a decisive moment in the rethinking of the contemporary artwork.

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Artists at Work: Chantal Akerman

Alaina Claire Feldman talks to Chantal Akerman about working across film-making, installation and writing, and the making of her recent video installation, Maniac Shadows.

Books

Cultural Anthropophagy: The 24th Bienal de São Paulo 1998

The sixth book in the Exhibition Histories series focuses on the 24th Bienal de São Paulo in 1998, which presented a new model for exhibition-making in the era of post-colonial globalisation.

Jess Baines looks back at London's printmaking workshops of the 1960s and 70s, DIY sites of political and community activism that rejected the role of the artist to participate in a network of campaign groups, radical publishers and distributors.

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Free Radicals

Jess Baines looks back at London's printmaking workshops of the 1970s and 80s, DIY sites of political and community activism that rejected the traditional role of the artist to participate in a network of campaign groups, radical publishers and alternative distributors.

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Park McArthur at Chisenhale Gallery

‘Poly’, Park McArthur’s first solo exhibition in the UK, opens at Chisenhale Gallery, London on 29 January. Find out more about the artist’s work in Andrew Blackley’s essay from the latest issue of Afterall journal.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan at Portikus

‘Earshot’, a new exhibition of works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, opens at Portikus in Frankfurt on 13 February. Read more on Abu Hamdan’s practice in Anders Kreuger’s essay and Robert Leckie’s conversation with the artist from issue 39 of Afterall journal.

‘Monuments Should Not Be Trusted’ at Nottingham Contemporary

‘Monuments Should Not Be Trusted’, the largest ever UK exhibition of art made in the former Yugoslavia from the 1960s to the 80s, is open at Nottingham Contemporary. To read more about a selection of artists included in the show, see the articles published in Afterall journal about the Museum of American Art, Dušan Makavejev and Želimir Žilnik, in addition to the One Work on Sanja Iveković and the Critical Reader East Art Map: Contemporary Art and Eastern Europe.

‘The Inoperative Community’ at Raven Row

‘The Inoperative Community’, a group exhibition of experimental narrative film and video addressing ideas of community, is now open at Raven Row, London. To read more about a selection of artists included in the show, see the articles published in Afterall journal about Lav Diaz, Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Stuart Marshall and Yvonne Rainer.