Modern Matter 9 – Plastic Surgery
MODERN MATTER, ISSUE 9 — EVERYTHING HAS BEAUTY
Exploring ideas of femininity, beauty, gender performance and sexuality, Modern Matter’s 9th edition, Everything Has Beauty, was created in part as a celebration of the seminal women’s art magazine, Eau De Cologne, and of its latest gallery incarnation at Sprüth Magers.
An exclusive cover vinyl sleeve collaboration with Jenny Holzer.
An interview with Monika Sprüth, co-founder of Sprüth Magers gallery and the founder and publisher of Eau De Cologne, an iconic large-format exploration of work by women artists published between 1985 and 1989.
Work from Jenny Holzer, Rosemarie Trockel, Cindy Sherman, Louise Lawler and Barbara Kruger.
A re-edited look at Eau De Cologne magazine, including an extract from an interview between Monika Sprüth and Interview magazine’s Ingrid Sischy.
A still-life shoot of artworks and three-dimensional objects designed by Modern Matter founder and Editor, Olu Odukoya, as part of a series exploring constructions of beauty and gender. Photographed by Blommers & Schumm.
Philippe Parreno and Carsten Holler in conversation.
A look inside Carsten Holler’s major retrospective, Decision, at the Hayward Gallery, photographed by Devin Blair.
The Greatest Female Artist West of the Rocky Mountains — from A-Z with Andrea Zittel.
Text Paintings are Silent Movies: an adventure in typography.
Visual essays from Cindy Sherman, Francesca Woodman and Isa Genzken.