Should we be enjoying ourselves as the world goes to hell in a handcart?
For the artist, critic and teacher, who died last week at the age of 67, every ordinary thing held meaning in disguise
A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes
‘If criticality indicates a desire for change, then surely the critic is actually an optimist’
This year's edition of the Busan Biennale, South Korea, finds eerie resonances of cold war divisions in present-day art and politics
At the end of July, the footballer announced his resignation from the German national football team – why?
Exploring the lingering effects of war, censorship and colonialism on art collections – where do museums entangled in complex histories go from here?
Jörg Heiser on memes, memory and Errol Morris's Wormwood
Jörg Heiser on the Soviet sci-fi classic Planeta Pur, algorithmic bias and the limits of artificial intelligence
Ahead of the Oscars the director of the art world satire talks about making the real-life Square, the Swedish monarchy and male moral failure
Arthur Jafa’s intertwining of video collage and music has the power to open up minds and bodies
The winner of this year's Palme d'Or is a fictionalized portrait of contemporary culture's new villain: the curator
On documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel
How should artists respond to the recent trend for trolling in the political arena?
As tension mounts in the run-up to Trump's inauguration, Jörg Heiser considers how artists can galvanize political protest
Jens Fänge's mysterious environments
The 25th issue of this magazine, and changes at frieze
A quarter century of frieze;a quarter century of lessons
Various venues, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France