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The fashion designer’s bold, geometric creations reference artists from Helen Frankenthaler and Lee Krasner to Ljubica Sokić

BY Amber Butchart AND Roksanda Ilinčić | 07 OCT 21

A highlight of the 34th São Paulo Biennial, the artist’s performances, combining Black queer movement and modernist dance, stand as acts of resistance and hope in a time of crisis

BY Evan Moffitt | 04 OCT 21

Matthew McLean questions what great feasts throughout art history tell us about plenty and excess

BY Matthew McLean | 04 OCT 21

As the COP26 conference approaches, how individual artists and artist institutions are responding to the demands of the climate crisis

BY Tom Jeffreys | 01 OCT 21

Dancing between beautiful and moribund, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s mummified reimagining of Napoleon’s monument speaks as much to the present as it does to the past

BY Wilson Tarbox | 28 SEP 21

As Silicon Valley’s latest buzzword picks up traction, Kyle Chayka investigates if this new ‘utopian’ space is just yet another poorly regulated economy

BY Kyle Chayka | 24 SEP 21

The activist and videomaker’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide (1928) is a production of pure absurdity in the face of mortality

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill | 23 SEP 21

A promising new gallery showcases the artistic vitality of Maryland’s industrial seaport city

BY Ian Bourland | 23 SEP 21

As society withdrew behind screens Cal Revely-Calder reflects on how the visage has become a focal point in painting during the COVID-19 crisis

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 22 SEP 21

In the age of ‘fake news’ Lukas Brasiskis analyses the moving-image artists recalibrating the optics on truth

BY Lukas Brasiskis | 22 SEP 21

The group of art students – assembled by Ming Wong – negotiates the boundary between engagement and appropriation

BY Thea Ballard | 22 SEP 21

As the high street institution shuts for good, five artists and writer, including Pablo Bronstein and Lubaina Himid, propose ideas for Philip Green’s fallen kingdom

With the mass displacement of communities and local businesses, Dalston’s long-standing diversity has become a much hyped-up marketing ploy, but can Ridley Road Market survive this re-brand?  

BY Juliet Jacques | 21 SEP 21

Hew Lemmy tracks the rise and fall of the UK’s most iconic purveyor of teenage cool, and the desires, hopes and aching failures it left its wake

BY Huw Lemmey | 21 SEP 21

The artist’s sleek tableaux present ghoulish, lithesome male figures as both objects of desire and graven images of death

BY Evan Moffitt | 21 SEP 21

The UK-based writer's book This Dark Country: Women Artists, Still Life and Intimacy in the Early Twentieth Century (2021) shines a light on the ways women artists have defined their lives on their own terms

BY Eloise Hendy | 17 SEP 21

Juliet Jacques reviews the writer and activist’s new book, which tackles head-on the insurgent culture war around trans liberation and condemns media misrepresentations 

BY Juliet Jacques | 16 SEP 21

Writers Juliet Jacques and Isabel Waidner recent books track the legal recognition of transgender people in the UK

BY So Mayer | 15 SEP 21

New York’s High Line presents the artist’s 2019 film – a dialogue between two scientists set in Bethlehem 30 years after an ecological disaster 

BY Eliza Woods Harrison | 01 SEP 21

Pilot Press’s hit ‘Queer Anthology’ series is coming to an end after four years – what’s next for the indie publisher?

BY Chris Hayes | 31 AUG 21