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The best art eludes easy interpretation by Chris Wiley

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Finding historical perspectives on current upheavals in the Arab world by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie


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London's studio-space crisis by Katharine Stout

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A new biopic on the late Indian modernist, F.N. Souza by Shanay Jhaveri


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How artists have explored transgender identity by Juliet Jacques

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Dressing up, ballet, music videos and mutant dance by Adam Linder


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Brazilian cinema and the hybrid documentary by Aaron Cutler


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Test Dept: where leftist idealism and popular modernism collide by Mark Fisher


BooksRegistered only

How can photographers respond to landscapes of conflict and change? by Brian Sholis

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By DesignRegistered only

The re-invigorated relationship between design and craft by Alice Rawsthorn


Lopped and HewedRegistered only

Ahead of the artist’s forthcoming exhibition of new work at The Hepworth Wakefield, Brian Dillon considers the ‘monstrous homunculi’ of Enrico David by Brian Dillon

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Why enthusiasm, not scholarship, motivates artists by Julian Hoeber

Studio Visit

Studio Visit: David DouardRegistered only

Language as virus and failing machines by Robert Barry


Trying to Escape a PatternSubscriber only

Elizabeth Price’s new two-screen, HD video installation, K by Lavinia Greenlaw


Nathalie du Pasquier: My InfluencesSubscriber only

The French artist Nathalie du Pasquier recollects the people, images and places that have shaped her career by Nathalie du Pasquier


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Drifting, dreaming and drowned worlds by Amy Sherlock

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Falling IdolsSubscriber only

Public monuments, Islamic State and contesting the story of the past by Marina Warner by Marina Warner


Room With A ViewRegistered only

Art history meets domestic life in the paintings of Jonas Wood by Ian Chang


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Alchemy, travel and the essay by Jennifer Kabat


Questionnaire: Jim ShawRegistered only

Q: What should stay the same? A: Nature. by Jim Shaw

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Hauser & Wirth, Bruton, UK

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Josephe CornellRegistered only

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

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The boys the girls and the politicalSubscriber only

Lisson Gallery, London, UK

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Eloise HawserRegistered only

Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

By Patrick Langley

m-HealthSubscriber only

Cell Project Space, London, UK

By Harry Thorne

Reto PulferRegistered only

Spike Island, Bristol, UK

By Linda Taylor

Display ShowSubscriber only

Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

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Ad ReinhardtRegistered only

Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

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AtopolisSubscriber only

Manège de Sury, Mons, Belgium

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Jonas LippsSubscriber only

LISZT, Berlin, Germany

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Camera OttomanaRegistered only

Koç University Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations, Istanbul, Turkey

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Les Rencontres d’ArlesRegistered only

Various venues, Arles, France

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Noah PurifoySubscriber only

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

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Rachel HarrisonRegistered only

Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA

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SexxxitectureSubscriber only

CULT, San Francisco, USA

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Objects Food RoomsRegistered only

Tanya Bonakdar, New York, USA

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Philippe ParrenoSubscriber only

Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA

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Jon RafmanRegistered only

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

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Gianni PolitiSubscriber only

Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy

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Alessandro PessoliRegistered only

Zero..., Milan, Italy

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Ding YiSubscriber only

Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China

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Ai WeiweiRegistered only

Galleria Continua & Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth, New Plymouth, New Zealand

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