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CONTENTS July-August 2017 www.artmonthly.co.uk

Issue No 408

40th year

COVER Jesse Darling Bliss Symbols Protest Posters 2017 exhibited in ‘Mene Mene Tekel Parsin’

1 FEATURES Truth to Tell Colin Perry asks whether Twitter destroyed truth or created a greater appetite for it 6 Artist/Worker/Misfit? Dave Beech looks at the changing conception of the artist 11 Screening Mark Prince on the limits of art’s capacity to represent history

16 COMMENT EDITORIAL 17 LETTERS Paul Carey-Kent, Peter Suchin, Oliver Basciano

18 NEWS ARTNOTES

22 PROFILE Helen Cammock Chris Fite-Wassilak

24 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Documenta 14 Kassel Axel Lapp 25 Documenta 14 Athens Sophia Phoca 26 Münster Sculpture Project Martin Herbert 28 57th Venice Biennale Griselda Pollock 30 Simon Patterson: Safari – an exhibition as expedition Tom Emery 31 Jenna Sutela: Nam-Gut Jamie Sutcliffe 32 Mene Mene Tekel Parsin Hannah Gregory 33 Felipa César & Louis Henderson: Op-Film – An Archaeology of Optics Jonathan P Watts 34 Vivienne Dick: 93% Stardust Chris Clarke

35 Marlie Mul: This exhibition is cancelled Lauren Velvick 36 Everything Flows Bob Dickinson 37 London Round-up: Mazzoleni . Skarstedt . Richard Saltoun Peter Suchin 39 PERFORMANCE Block Universe Kathryn Lloyd 41 BOOKS Walking Cities: London Michael Hampton 42 The Contemporary Condition Rikke Hansen 43 REPORT Letter from Tehran David Gleeson

45 ARTLAW Idea/Expression Dichotomy Henry Lydiate

46 LISTINGS

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