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Wilson Diaz, ‘Quimera’, 2017, installation view, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City. Courtesy: Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; photograph: © Agustin Garza

Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico 

Tate announces record visitor numbers, documenta artists defend its curators, Zeitz MOCAA to open

Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

Should Trump have won an Emmy?

Hernan Bas, Suicide Sunday (taking on water), 2017. Acrylic on linen, 1.5 x 1.8 m. Courtesy: the artist and Victoria Miro, London

Victoria Miro, London, UK

The state of fashion journalism, the fate of ‘world-scale’ art exhibitions and the creation of a British Islam: what to read this weekend

Documenta curatorial team respond to financial mismanagement report; Gwangju Biennale announces 2018 theme

Ahead of its South London Gallery performance, how Tom Phillips’s Irma – a work that questions the genre of opera itself – is being staged

Ahead of the 5th edition of his cult annual event – the first outside of New York – Stewart Uoo talks positivity, performance and parties

With the opening of the 15th Istanbul Biennial this week, a guide to the best exhibitions around town

Marie-Louise Ekman, 2017, installation view, Moderna Museet. Courtesy: Moderna Museet, Stockholm and Bildupphovsrätt; photograph: 

© Åsa Lundén/Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Ahead of the openings of EXPO Chicago and the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, a guide to the best exhibitions around town

Cal Revely-Calder wins the 2017 prize for his review of Dom Sylvester Houédard's exhibition 'Typestracts'

The artist discusses her hyper-decorated tapestries, resuscitating dying traditions and retrospective in Castelo Branco, Portugal

Mona el Gammal, RHIZOMAT VR, 2017, ‘Limits of Knowing’, Martin Gropius Bau. Courtesy: Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; photograph: 

© Mona el Gammal

Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

Florine Stettheimer, Beauty Contest: To the Memory of P.T. Barnum, 1924, oil on canvas, 1.2 x 1.5 m. Courtesy: Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut and Ettie Stettheimer

The Jewish Museum, New York, USA

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Nicole Eiseman, Sketch for a Fountain (Skizze für einen Brunnen), 2017, Skulptur Projekte 2017, bronze, gips, wasserbecken. Courtesy: Skulptur Projekte Münster
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