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Issue No 294



Art Monthly 4th Floor 28 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0DB United Kingdom Telephone 020 7240 0389 Advertising 020 7240 0418 Fax 020 7497 0726 ISSN 0142 6702 Art Monthly is published 10 times a year Editor Patricia Bickers Managing Editor Letty Mooring Deputy Editor Andrew Wilson Editorial Assistant Frederika Whitehead Listings Chris McCormack Advertising Matt Hale Chris McCormack Subscriptions Brendan Fan Distribution Brendan Fan Publisher Jack Wendler Design Area





DesignArt Paul O’Neill Black Is a Color Eddie Chambers POLEMIC Biennale Boycott Jimmie Durham REPORT John Latham John A Walker ARTLAW Attribution of Authorship Henry Lydiate LISTINGS



COVER Spencer Tunick NewcastleGateshead 4 2005 detail 01 FEATURES Curating Doubt Curators are caught between a rock of narcissism and a hard place of critical paralysis says JJ Charlesworth Institutionalisation For All Dave Beech tackles an old taboo COMMENT


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Elmgreen & Dragset Alex Coles Tokyo-Berlin/BerlinTokyo Sachiko Namba Spencer Tunick Dany Louise Flimflam David Barrett Daniel Roth Tony Wood Jaki Irvine Niamh Ann Kelly Fantasy Island Martin Herbert Le Voyage Intérieur Mark Wilsher Notre Histoire Jennifer Thatcher Shirana Shahbazi Cherry Smyth






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Claire Hooper Sally O’Reilly

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