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It’s time to reckon with a US founding father who waged genocidal warfare against Indigenous nations 

BY Alan Michelson | 24 JUL 20

Through her spatial interventions at Établissement d’en face, Brussels, the artist reflects on the layering between art and politics 

BY Martin Germann | 09 APR 20

One year into the authoritarian president’s term, Brazilian artists are pushing back against state violence and censorship by summoning the spirit of the ‘sertão’

BY Silas Martí | 23 MAR 20

Russia’s artists see Olga Lyubimova as a chequered figure – but anybody has to be better than her predecessor

BY Maxim Edwards | 10 FEB 20

The inspired demonstrations include singing, dancing, poetry readings, impromptu exhibitions and a monumental fluorescent light sculpture

BY Skye Arundhati Thomas | 24 JAN 20

To expect the progressive, internationalist art world to participate in a celebration of Brexit is to fire a volley into the culture war

BY Tom Morton | 19 NOV 19
Fan Letter

‘Appointed by Barack Obama in 2009, Sotomayor is the fourth woman and the first Latina to serve on the nation’s highest court’

BY Evan Moffitt | 28 JAN 19
Fan Letter

‘Since Lucano was elected mayor in 2004, the town of Riace, located in one of the most impoverished regions of Italy, has welcomed thousands of refugees’

BY Alfredo Jaar | 28 JAN 19

The inspirational founder of Germany’s Green Party and her untimely death 

BY Chloe Aridjis | 09 JAN 19
News

Artist collective For Freedoms’s campaign draws attention to issues of diversity and civic responsibility in the election run-up

01 NOV 18
News

The Twin Peaks director says earlier claim that Trump ‘could go down as one of the greatest presidents’ is being taken out of context

28 JUN 18
Culture Digest

The politics of the red cap, a tribute to Studio Ghibli cofounder, and rewatching The Breakfast Club in the age of #MeToo

13 APR 18

The limits of multidisciplinarity: from Adrian Piper to the 10th Berlin Biennale

BY Pablo Larios | 12 FEB 18

What does the new music genre 'necropolo' reveal about Poland's current political situation? 

BY Krzysztof Kościuczuk | 15 OCT 17

The controversy over the Guggenheim’s ‘Art and China after 1989’ show highlights animal rights activists as one of art’s most ‘engaged’ audiences

09 OCT 17

A slew of exhibitions commemorates the centenary of the Russian Revolution 

BY Tom Jeffreys | 25 SEP 17
Culture Digest

Christopher Nolan's 'Hobbesian anti-art' and the spectacular implosion of Shia LaBeouf's 'He Will Not Divide Us': what to read this weekend

04 AUG 17

From being citizens to lovers, the most important things in life can’t be professionalized. Is it time for some politically-directed amateurism?

BY Miya Tokumitsu | 02 AUG 17
Culture Digest

From a wild child to a talking mongoose: what to read this weekend

BY Paul Clinton | 28 JUL 17