Oh, so contemporary!
When the art crowd starts flocking towards Regentís Park, then itís that time again: the Frieze Art Fair has opened its doors once more. While during "normal" times the metropolis on the Thames allegedly harbors the highest concentration of artists in districts such as Hackney or Bow, the Frieze Art Fair transforms it into the temporary capital of the international art scene. More than enough reason to dedicate our current issue to the exhibition highlights, current trends, and fascinating artists connected to Europeís most fashionable art fair. +++ Two London exhibitions are celebrating a new generation of artists from the U.S.: the Serpentine Gallery is showing "Uncertain States of America," while the Saatchi Collection also showcases young Americans in "USA Today" +++ Mind the Gap: the curators of the Deutsche Bank Collection in London report on their hunt for promising new talent and the struggle against rifts in their collection +++ Mika Rottenberg was awarded the Frieze Art Fairís first Cartier Award for her absurd and subversive video installations. Now, her latest work can be seen there. An interview with the young protagonist on the New York art scene. +++ The Swiss artist duo Fischli & Weiss operate in a field of tension between comedy and profundity. Now, Londonís Tate Modern is showing their first retrospective in Great Britain. +++