Winter 2009

The fragility of objects, its production modes and the figure of the artist: contemporary art and its precarious circumstances. Showcased portfolios: Jason Lim, Jean Dubois & Chloé Lefebvre, Olivier Sévère, Ana Rewakowicz, and Spring Hurlbut.

Current Issue


Winter 2023

As the basis for social organization and the primary site of socialization, the family has drawn particular attention in the visual arts since the inception of art history. As contemporary art seems well engaged in an examination of cultural practices, the family, in all its forms, is returning to the spotlight. Many artists today revisit family traditions, sites, and taboos, challenge what has been held as unspeakable by digging into archives, and invent new, intimate forms of sociability out of biographical experiences. This issue reflects on family histories as they are rewritten in contemporary art.