ANNETTE MESSAGER: As she launches her new book Word for Word, the French artist describes how she treats words like objects.
DOUG AITKEN: The LA video-artist’s first public art project – beaming a disjointed sequence of images onto MoMA’s castle walls – has the potential to make the much-criticised museum feel like home again.
TAKASHI MURAKAMI: Directing art fairs, managing artists, curating his nation’s neuroses, making work and franchising it out – there are no boundaries between art and business for cultural entrepreneur Takashi Murakami.
Special Focus: Contemporary Collecting
As contemporary art becomes mainstream, and the base of collectors is bigger than ever, crossovers with art, fashion and design mean art appears to be less and less of a niche market.
DEXTER DALWOOD, IVAN MORLEY, the haunting art of W.G. SEBALD and a New York ART PILGRIMAGE: 48 hours of the sublime and the spectacular in the art market capital