In the Spring issue of frieze d/e Hal Foster talks about Gerhard Richter: 'The extraordinary thing about Richter is that he is able to use a Pop idiom to rethink deeply philosophical problems in painting.'
Plus, Jan Verwoert listens to Karl Holmqvist's own brand of drag performance and Kito Nedo shadows Mariana Castillo Deball as she follows the fate of Mexican artefacts.
Also featuring: Romuald Karmakar; Ulrike Ottinger and Vincenzo Latronico on the rise of English among non-native speakers in the art world.
Plus, in 'Das Ding', Roman Ondák chooses a single object of special significance: The Showcase.
With 19 reviews from 12 cities including: Amy Sillman at Capitain Petzel, Berlin; Andreas Gursky at Gagosian Gallery, New York; Nelly Rudin at Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich and Markus Schinwald at Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz.