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MANIFESTO 19 Matthew Day Jackson

DISPATCHES 25 Photoquai, the new photography biennial from the Musée du Quai Branly; Nina Bertucci’s painted ladies; London gallery news; Francesco Vezzoli at Performa; Top Five: the pick of art to see this month as selected by Kate Bush; Under the Influence: Rodney Graham on Morris Louis; John Isaacs on love and hate

CONSUMED 38 T-shirts, hankies and pillowcases designed by Louise Bourgeois; watercolours by Kim Gordon; Yayoi Kusama at auction; Robert Crumb’s sexual mores; a print by Guillermo Kuitca; Matsuura Hiroyuki’s manga characters; Studio Voltaire’s portfolio of artists’ editions; must-have limited-edition furniture from Vitra

TALES FROM THE CITY 42 New York, Jonathan T.D. Neil Liverpool, Mark Rappolt

FEATURE: SUBODH GUPTA 52 He has been dubbed ‘India’s Damien Hirst’. But what, in a contemporary art context, is ‘Indianness’? And what, in an Indian context, is contemporary art? Gupta’s work cleverly addresses such questions, blending our notions of East and West Christopher Mooney

FEATURE: SEB PATANE 60 The London-based artist’s installations ambitiously combine different media and a range of historical sources, from Romantic art and Victorian Gothic to hip bands of yore and references to DIY protest and urban rumbles. Now Patane brings an elusive new project to Tate Britain Martin Coomer

FEATURE: THOMAS SCHUTTE 66 The sculptor behind Trafalgar Square’s latest Fourth Plinth commission has been making prodigious yet understated work for more than three decades Melissa Gronlund on the cover: SUBODH GUPTA photographed by SERGE LEBLON



FEATURE: SLATER BRADLEY 74 From resurrecting the lost icons of his youth in video homage, Slater Bradley’s art has developed to explore the shifting, mirrored surface of postmodern identification and influence Tyler Coburn

Slater Bradley, Gold Dark Night of the Soul 5, 2007, gold marker on c-print, 15 x 18 cm. Courtesy the artist & Team Gallery, New York

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