On the cover - Sarah Lucas
Becoming art history comes with its own troubles. How to have a history without becoming historical? How to stop being a Young British Artist in order to carry on being, well, just an artist – maybe a good one, and one who means to stick around? J.J. Charlesworth has some questions for Sarah Lucas
City Focus: Berlin (Part I)
Must art-driven gentrification always follow the same
trajectory? The one in which artists colonise cheap spaces in an industrial area, gallerists follow, restaurants and bars arrive to keep everyone fed and happy, then people with more money ‘discover’ the place, chasing prices up and the artworld out – only to repeat the cycle elsewhere? Kimberly Bradley focuses on Potsdamer Strasse in the first of a three-part series
Jacob Fabricius speaks with Meriç Algün Ringborg about her recent work... Chris Sharp parses autoconstrucción and autodestrucción in the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas... Christopher Mooney looks at Cri, among other works by Adel Abdessemed, on the eve of a London show by the Paris-based artist and Zola on realism, a new comic by Let Me Feel Your Finger First and reviews of current and recent shows by Abbas Akhavan, Trevor Paglen, Diana Thater, Neïl Beloufa, Yue Minjun and many others.