Still from Buffalo 66 (1998)

Still from Buffalo 66 (1998)

A Summer Chronicle, part 2: NATASHA STAGG is in love, only wants to buy designer underwear and tells us why she enjoys going to strip clubs

 Exhibition view of “Lizzie Fitch | Ryan Trecartin: Whether Line”, Fondazione Prada, 2019 Photo Andrea Rossetti. Courtesy Fondazione Prada Lizzie Fitch | Ryan Trecartin, Neighbor Dub, 2019 15 channel sound, Iron, epoxy powder paint, PVC, wood, stanchions

Exhibition view of “Lizzie Fitch | Ryan Trecartin: Whether Line”, Fondazione Prada, 2019
Photo Andrea Rossetti. Courtesy Fondazione Prada

Neighbor Dub, 2019
15 channel sound, Iron, epoxy powder paint, PVC, wood, stanchions

Jeppe Ugelvig reviews the duo’s latest multimedia-installation ”Whether Line”. Produced in rural Ohio, the ambitious project explores post-Trump American folklore through their neurotic and bewildering lens.

 Stella McCartney's 2017 Ad Campaign

Stella McCartney’s 2017 ad campaign

A Summer Chronicle, part 1: NATASHA STAGG is back with her summer column and draws the connections between consumerism, waste, sustainability, and the intangibility of identity

 

 Bonfire, Olsok St Olav's Day, Skjolden

Bonfire, Olsok St Olav's Day, Skjolden

This month Dean Kissick goes to the Norwegian countryside, contemplates Ludwig Wittgenstein’s retreat from society and sees art’s return to its pagan origins in artist Marianne Heske’s latest project

 The Good Life was a popular British sitcom about a suburban couple who tried to escape modern life and go “back to the land” of Surbiton, South West London in which the “radical thinking” of the counter culture finds synergy with middle class (yuppie) Britain.

The Good Life was a popular British sitcom about a suburban couple who tried to escape modern life and go “back to the land” of Surbiton, South West London in which the “radical thinking” of the counter culture finds synergy with middle class (yuppie) Britain.

This month Ella Plevin lets matters ferment with a little help from her SCOBY. She brews bittersweet tea and finds narcissism and historical myopia at the bottom of the cup. 

 Carroll Dunham,  Clouds (1) , (2018) Mixed media on linen 126 x 151.5 x 5.5 cm © Carroll Dunham Courtesy the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York Photo: David N. Regen

Carroll Dunham, Clouds (1), 2018
Mixed media on linen 126 x 151.5 x 5.5 cm
© Carroll Dunham Courtesy the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York; Photo: David N. Regen

The second edition of Zurich Art Weekend provided some foreplay ahead of Art Basel. Alex Scrimgeour runs us through Zurich's standout shows, where he spotted painted angels, art games, vagina dentatas, and Don Quixote's horse.