Holding it Together: Art Magazines, Then and Now
Saturday 25 April 2015

Panel discussion with Jennifer Higgie, Jason Farago and Jo Melvin, convened by Antony Hudek and Alex Sainsbury



Jennifer Higgie (writer and co-editor of Frieze) and Jason Farago (writer and founding editor of the new art magazine Even) join Jo Melvin (curator of Five Issues of Studio International, Raven Row) to discuss some of the motivations, exasperations and ambitions behind art magazines from the 1960s to the present day, broaching such questions as: What conditions compel a magazine to get started and thrive? How do magazines create and serve networks of writers and artists? What does an editor do that a writer and curator cannot?


Presented by Raven Row at Whitechapel Gallery, to coincide with the exhibition Five Issues of Studio International at Raven Row, until 3 May. 


Please click here to reserve your place via the Whitechapel Gallery website.

Tickets £8.50 full price, £6.50 concession


Whitechapel Gallery

Zilkha Auditorium
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London, E1 7QX



Jason Farago is a New York-based writer and critic for The Guardian and The New Yorker. He is founding editor of the magazine Even, advance copies of which will be available at the event. 


Jennifer Higgie is a writer and co-editor of Frieze magazine, and editor of Frieze Masters magazine. She recently curated the travelling exhibition ‘One Day Something Happens: Paintings of People’ from the Arts Council Collection, currently at Leeds Art Gallery (until 24 May 2015).  


Jo Melvin is a London-based writer, curator and Reader in Fine Art Theory, Chelsea College of Arts.


Antony Hudek is deputy director and curator Raven Row, and co-founder of Occasional Papers. 


Alex Sainsbury is director and curator, Raven Row.




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