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CONTENTS May 2019 www.artmonthly.co.uk

Issue No 426 Taking art apart since 1976

claims made in Stephanie Bailey’s article ‘Athens: Future Past’ and Stephanie Bailey responds 20 EDITORIAL

21 NEWS ARTNOTES

COVER Samuel Barry & Siân Hutchings Gesso Studios 2018

1 INTERVIEW Sisters/Workers Petra Bauer and Molly Smith of SCOT-PEP interviewed by Lauren Houlton

6 FEATURES Performance Anxiety Can performance art still be transgressive asks Bryony White 11 Decolonising the Curriculum Art history lags behind other disciplines in incorporating art by black and ethnic minorities argues Richard Hylton

16 COMMENT Call and Response Morgan Quaintance takes issue with the political

24 REVIEWS EXHIBITIONS Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber John Parton 25 The Lie of the Land David Trigg 26 Workforce Adam Heardman 28 Mike Nelson: The Asset Strippers Richard Grayson 29 Allan Sekula: Photography, A Wonderfully Inadequate Medium Mark Prince 30 Barby Asante: Declaration of Independence Ella S Mills 31 Haegue Yang: Tracing Movement Marcus Verhagen 32 Anna Barriball: Fade Deborah Schultz 32 How Chicago! Imagists 1960s & 70s Alex Bennett 34 Birgit Jürgenssen: I am Martin Holman

36 PERFORMANCE Anne Imhof: Sex Larne Abse Gogarty 38 BOOKS Danielle Child: Working Aesthetics – Labour, Art and Capitalism Laura Harris 39 FILM Richard Billinghan: Ray & Liz Adam Hines-Green

40 REPORTS Letter from Singapore Chris McCormack 42 Letter from Manila Carlos Quijon Jr 44 ARTLAW Afterlife of Photographs Henry Lydiate

46 LISTINGS

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