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Picture Piece

A series of extraordinary self-portraits taken in rural France over three decades prompt questions around gender, identity and biography

By Philip Myall

After the dissolution of their turbulent relationship, Oskar Kokoschka commissioned an accurately proportioned re-creation of Alma M

By Matthew McLean

On 28 October 2015, a US military surveillance blimp rampaged across rural Pennsylvania after breaking its tether above Maryland 

By David Birkin

A 1926 boozy sketch for a commission intended for the League of Nations building in Geneva was declined for being ‘too bacchanalian’

By Isobel Harbison

The Triforium – Los Angeles’s weirdest and most reviled public artwork – awakes from a long slumber

By Evan Moffitt

The artist Simon Starling photographs Giorgio Griffa’s studio in Turin

By Simon Starling and Giorgio Griffa
Leonora Carrington’s kitchen, c.1998, photographed by Chloe Aridjis

Chloe Aridjis recalls taking tea with the great Surrealist in her home in Mexico

By Chloe Aridjis
Polychrome reconstruction of the Prima Porta statue of Augustus, 2004. Painted plaster cast made after a prototype by P. Liverani, Vatican Museums, Rome, height 2.2 m. Courtesy: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford.

To what extent did the ancients colour their sculptures?

By Peter Stewart
Stuart Hall at the Women’s Liberation Movement Conference crèche, Ruskin College, Oxford, 1970. Courtesy: © Sally Fraser/Photofusion

Decoding the image of Stuart Hall manning a crèche at the Women’s Liberation Movement conference

By Stephanie DeGooyer

Images from the fifth edition of the once-a-decade sculpture exhibition

Images from documenta 14, Kassel

X-ray records in the Soviet Union

By Harry Thorne

Video

frieze video - 30 Nov 2018

The first pin I got was ‘Keep the Faith Baby’ – those words were probably the first I read on my own, long before I understood them

frieze video - 16 Nov 2018

The Throbbing Gristle member and multimedia artist discusses a beloved instrument which has become a lifelong companion

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