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Issue 1, Tuesday, 15 October 2013  | Download this issue

Frieze Masters brings older art in from the cold

News The canon of art history is under review by museums and the market

News and analysis

Gay images censored after Vatican’s legal threat

News Artist now plans to show his controversial photographs abroad

Take-off for Farnborough’s art show

News Former aviation testing facility to host exhibitions, events and educational programmes

Giving African artists a platform

News The first fair dedicated to contemporary art from the vast southern continent opens in London

Also in this issue

Public art with an altitude

News Works by Swiss artists to be installed in some “challenging” locations in Alpine ski resort town

 

Mira Schendel estate goes to Hauser & Wirth

News Gallery now represents one of Latin America’s most respected post-war artists

In memory of Michael Stanley

News Friends and colleagues launch charity in honour of director

Sisters are doing it for themselves

News analysis Frieze Masters features a raft of women, including Judy Chicago, who are eschewing assembly-line art

Charity auctions aplenty in London during Frieze week

News Sales benefit Saatchi Gallery, Gasworks, cancer charity and Syrian children's education

Where art and music collide

Interview The experimental composer and choreographer Meredith Monk, who performs tonight as part of the fair, has spent half a century pioneering new forms

Diary

At Frieze, the grass really is greener

The artist Richard Woods has a fresh approach to rolling the lawn on the other side of the Frieze sculpture park. His site-specific work Grass Painted Green, 1998-2013 (Alan Cristea Gallery), is just that—a ten sq. m block of hallowed...

 
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The travails of Ai Weiwei

In 2011, the artist Ai Weiwei was arrested by Chinese authorities on charges of posing a threat to national security. He was released 81 days later, but the harassment did not end there. A new documentary looks at Ai’s life following his release and the troubles he has faced since. “I have a difficult life,” he says in the film. “It doesn’t make me weaker or stronger. I just have to face it.”

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