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Jace Clayton interviews Arthur Jafa about the politics of filmmaking, ‘black sites’ and learning how to surprise himself

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What to read this weekend: Barbie vs Bratz; conspiracists's idealism and paranoia; and does Black Panther’s Afrofuturist spectacle deliver

In further news: French artists and curators rally behind Jeff Koons; Tania Bruguera named for next Turbine Hall commission

The artist investigates tensions between the sturdy and the fragile, and the public and the private at VI,VII, Oslo

The artist explores the politics of the female voice that speaks out, or is shut up, at àngels barcelona, Spain

The artist Simon Starling photographs Giorgio Griffa’s studio in Turin

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Why have women been written out of internet history?

Eileen Myles’s new memoir of her dog has much to say about being human

With global issues cutting across disciplines, a number of projects are showing where the mixing of art and science can prove productive

Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa: Nigeria, 2014, written protocol signed by the artist, iconographic documents, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Jérôme Poggi; photograph: © Aurélien Mole

At the Hammer Museum, LA, the curator casts a witty, critical eye on the vexed role of institutions contextualizing the art they display

In further news: London’s National Portrait Gallery shuts for fashion show; and Neïl Beloufa accused of defamation by Parker Bright

Ruf resigned last year after a potential conflict of interest; a petition claims that she is being punished for her connections

Patrick Grainville's new novel, Cliff of Fools, captures the life of the artist as vividly as his own canvases

Ahead of ARCOMadrid this week, a guide to the best institutional shows in the city

Tacita Dean’s new work – much of which is concerned with what the artist describes as the ‘magic of film’ – is launched in London across three insti

At the Centre Pompidou-Metz, the past year has seen the most extensive survey of contemporary Japanese art outside of the country in 17 years 

The artist's ominous paintings suggest imminent threat and moral decline at Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

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With his show at Simon Lee gallery opening this evening, the legendary Italian artist, and one of the key figures in the arte povera movement, discusses the solace of creativity, reflecting self in society and searching for the ‘third paradise’ of connecting difference

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With the sad news of the passing of Jack Whitten, revisiting a trip we made to artist's studio last year

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