For some time now, art galleries, museums as well artists’ studios have been offering us various types of models and projects that materialize as small-scale forms or “prototypes”—miniature works with a seemingly limited, barely visible field of action. This issue focus on the miniature in contemporary art—minute works, models or modelling. The essays' respective authors propose different expansive readings of these minute constructions, making use of such categories as the playful, the deceptive, and the simulacral.
Including the portfolios of Jake & Dinos Chapman, Stéphane Gilot, Marie-Claude Bouthillier and Graeme Patterson.
Essay on the chronic infantilism peculiar to artists and writers by Victor Tupitsyn, I’m There Even If You Don’t See Me by the Lebanese duo Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige at the Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, and the exhibition Chasing Napoleon at Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
Wilfrid Almendra , Markus Amm, Walead Beshty, Rossella Biscotti, Marie-Claude Bouthillier, Etienne Chambaud & Vincent Normand, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Sarah Clifford-Rashotte, Jordi Colomer, Daniel Corbeil, Keren Cytter , Tom Friedman, Karine Giboulo, Stéphane Gilot, Joana Hadithomas & Khalil Joreige , Joe, Jack & John, Andrew King & Angela Silver, Alison S. M. Kobayashi & Gintas Tirilis, Barbara Kruger, Robert Kusmirowski, Guillaume Lachapelle, Alain Laframboise, Steve Lyons & Susan Lakin, Lorna Macintyre, Susan MacWilliam, Yamamoto Masao , László Moholy-Nagy, Nicolas Moulin, Graeme Patterson, Charlotte Posenenske, Aïda Ruilova, Chantal Séguin, Vida Simon, Mark Soo, Lisa Steele, Mladen Stilinovic´, Andrée-Anne Vien, James Welling.