For the magazine’s fourteenth edition, Modern Matter presents The Mother Issue: a celebration of Michele Lamy, Louise Bourgeois, and the art of birthing, nurturing and shaping concepts that go on to influence a younger generation. Finding something valuable in great abundance, we say that we’ve found ‘the mother lode.’ In idiom, something that’s ‘the mother of all—’ is the most impressive, most extreme or most important of its kind. A “mother ship” is a home base. Rather than parenthood in a literal sense, The Mother Issue examines the artist as the mother — or the father — of their practice, their ideas, and their eventual successors.
Featuring: Donald Judd, Robert Heinecken, Will Benedict, Juergen Teller, Pablo Picasso at Tate Modern, and more.