Frieze – Issue 209
Frieze is a media and events company that comprises three publications, frieze magazine, Frieze Masters Magazine and Frieze Week; and four international art fairs, Frieze London, Frieze LA, Frieze New York and Frieze Masters; a programme of courses and talks at Frieze Academy, and frieze.com – the definitive resource for contemporary art and culture.
The March issue of frieze looks at art in an age of crisis. How can cultural institutions acknowledge their complicity in growing social and environmental inequalities? How are artists responding to increasingly precarious socioeconomic conditions? We lead with a special section on museum patronage, with contributions from performance artist Andrea Fraser, curator Michelle Millar Fisher, climate activist Mel Evans, curator and editor Priya Khanchandani, novelist and political commentator Ahdaf Soueif, and curator and former Queens Museum director Laura Raicovich. Plus, novelist Hermione Hoby reflects on Lynda Benglis’s exuberant and iconoclastic career. And answering our questionnaire is Amsterdam-based curator, creative advisor and board member Beatrix Ruf. Plus, 36 reviews from around the world, including the second Lagos Biennial and the sixth Singapore Biennale.