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Ukraine’s Maidan Protests and Manifesta by Sean Snyder and Olga Bryukhovetska


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Omer Fast’s film adaptation of Tom McCarthy’s book, Remainder by Tom Morton

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The difference between disciplines by Alice Rawsthorn


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The photographic archives of the Los Angeles Police Department by Erik Morse


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The artist and writer discusses the books that have influenced her by Katrina Palmer


Seven Subjects You Shouldn’t Photograph

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Changed StatesRegistered only

Collaboration and conflict in the work of Eric Baudelaire by Ellen Mara De Wachter


Today is an ExampleSubscriber only

Praised by T.S. Eliot and best friends with Harry Smith, Lionel Ziprin was a mystic and poet whose archive is a source of fascination for many contemporary artists, especially Carol Bove, who now houses it in her New York studio by Andy Battaglia by Andy Battaglia


My Influences: Liliane LijnRegistered only

From conversations with friends including André Breton, William Burroughs and Caresse Crosby, to studying astronomy, physics and the Greek myths, Liliane Lijn discusses the evolution of her pictorial language by Liliane Lijn


In Focus: Patrizio di MassimoSubscriber only

Guilty pleasures at home and far away by Amy Sherlock


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Theatrical textiles and characters in clay by Isobel Harbison

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Jean Cocteau in Soho by Jennifer Higgie


Always in the PresentRegistered only

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In Focus: Avery SingerRegistered only

Painting as sculpture as performance by Kasia Redzisz


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Films and sculptures about ambiguity and materiality by Omar Kholeif

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In the Company of Flesh and BloodSubscriber only

Approaching sincerity via poetry and art by Matthew Rana


Questionnaire: Sue TompkinsSubscriber only

Q: What was the first poem you remember reading? A: Beowulf, at school.  by Sue Tompkins


15 PoemsSubscriber only

A selection of new, previously unpublished work by leading poets: John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein, Anselm Berrigan, Paul Chan, Marcella Durand, Alan Gilbert, Ann Lauterbach, Eileen Myles, Jake Pam Dick, Frances Richard, Lytle Shaw, Mónica de la Torre, Anne Waldman, Matvei Yankelevich and John Yau. For this special section, we invited Jeremy Sigler to choose new work by poets from different generations and sensibilities, whose writing is influenced, in one way or another, by the visual arts. All live and work in the US; some write poetry full-time; many are critics, activists and educators; yet others are artists.

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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

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Various venues, Glasgow, UK

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Various venues, Sydney, Australia

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Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Rise and Fall of ApartheidSubscriber only

Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Liu DingSubscriber only

Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China

By Karen Archey

Downtown Contemporary Arts FestivalRegistered only

Various venues, Cairo, Egypt

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Fran MeanaSubscriber only

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Fluxia, Milan, Italy

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Various venues, Lisbon, Portugal

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Stephen WillatsSubscriber only

Raven Row, London, UK

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Jessie Flood-PaddockRegistered only

Carl Freedman, London, UK

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Apichatpong WeerasethakulRegistered only

Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK

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Chris WatsonSubscriber only

Paul Stolper Gallery, London, UK

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Valerie SnobeckRegistered only

Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

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Burak DelierRegistered only

Iniva, London, UK

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Lorna SimpsonSubscriber only

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

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Cevdet ErekSubscriber only

Spike Island, Bristol, UK

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Falke PisanoRegistered only

PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

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Flora WhiteleyRegistered only

September, Berlin, Germany

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Matt SaundersRegistered only

Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France

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Margherita SpiluttiniSubscriber only

Christine König Galerie, Vienna, Austria

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Gerry Bibby / Juliette BlightmanSubscriber only

Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

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Brancusi, Rosso, Man Ray – Framing sculptureSubscriber only

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

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In These Great TimesRegistered only

Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

By Vivian Sky Rehberg

Paulina OłowskaRegistered only

Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

By Krzysztof Kosciuczuk

James Lee ByarsSubscriber only

Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

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DepressionSubscriber only

François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

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Ruffneck ConstructivistsRegistered only

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA

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Sara CwynarSubscriber only

Foxy Production, New York, USA

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Wade GuytonRegistered only

Petzel Gallery, New York, USA

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The Real Estate Show Was Then: 1980Subscriber only

James Fuentes Gallery, New York, USA

By Andrew Hultkrans

Glenn BrownRegistered only

Gagosian, New York, USA

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Portland 2014Subscriber only

Various venues, Portland, USA

By Jonathan Griffin

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