Editorial

This week's Culture Digest picks up the theme of art and trauma: first up, a new album and film from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Ellen Mara De Wachter

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How technology has shaped our expectations of desirable design

Alice Rawsthorn

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India

Shanay Jhaveri

Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland

Ara H. Merjian

MASS MoCA, North Adams, USA

Matthew Erickson
Wifredo Lam, Second Adventivity, 1969. One of seven prints for the portfolio ‘Annonciation’, with poems by Aimé Césaire, published in Milan by Giorgio Upiglio, Grafica Uno, 1982. © SDO Wifredo Lam

From a critique of Adam Curtis to Wifredo Lam's Italian sojourn: what to read this weekend

Paul Clinton
Agata Bogacka, Composition With Eyes, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 114 x 146 cm. Courtesy: Dawid Radziszewski Gallery, Warsaw

The pick of the shows opening today as part of Warsaw Gallery Weekend

Krzysztof Kosciuczuk

Following the recent New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, Dan Fox profiles three independent publishers

Dan Fox

Vincent Fecteau and Mary Reid Kelley are awarded MacArthur genius grants; Ulay victorious in court case against ex-partner Marina Abramović

The re-issue of two country music albums by conceptual artist and musician Terry Allen

Dan Fox

Evan Moffitt talks to the co-founder of print workshop Gemini G.E.L. about the evolution of the iconic Los Angeles institution

Evan Moffitt

Herald St, London, UK

Matthew McLean

Mealworms and Chinese scrolls: Ahead of her show at London's Cell Project Space, the Berlin-based artist shares some important images

Aude Pariset

A new shape-shifting publication by the Milanese collective Gasconade 

Barbara Casavecchia
Haegue Yang, Cubes (Small), 2015, commissioned for ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8). Installation view Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

Within the city’s tropical climate a tenacious and passionate art scene is thriving

Tim Walsh

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain

George Stolz

Bruce Haines, Mayfair, London

Amy Sherlock

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David Hammons, The Wine Leading  the Wine, c.1969, body print, 1 × 1.2 m. Courtesy: George Economou Collection, Athens; photograph: Bill Orcutt 

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Mnuchin Gallery, New York & The George Economou Collection, Athens

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Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK

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A new Smithsonian Museum highlights African American history and culture

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The multiple worlds of Hugh Frost and Leon Sadler’s experimental magazine-turned-exhibition, Mould Map

Culture Digest

From gay communes to surrealist ethnography: what to read about this weekend

Culture Digest

The final part of this week's Culture Digest looks at two recently reissued books by Eileen Myles

News

Finland cuts state funding for Guggenheim’s proposed Helsinki museum; Barack Obama to inaugurate new Washington D...

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Georgiana Houghton's 19th-century spirit paintings

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On using art to reflect on its own labour

Review

Holmwood House, Glasgow, UK

Feature

Surrealism, anthropology and the history of the recently re-opened Musée de l'Homme
I will be last (performed by Brett Milspaw and Alexandra Tuttle), performance documentation, Vancouver Art Gallery, 2008. Courtesy: the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York; Michael Werner, London; Galerie Neu, Berlin

Feature

With the opening of artist's major MoMA show, some reflections on Kai Althoff's exalted characters and...
Anna Ostoya, A Kiss, 2016, oil on canvas, 61 x 76 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Silberkuppe, Berlin; photograph: Timo Ohler

Critic's Guide

The best shows opening as part Berlin Art Week
Elephant, Palais des Glaces, Paris. Photograph: Pierre Antoine

Influences

From hissing dragons to oozing amoebas: as his show opens at Stuart Shave/Modern Art, the London-based artist...

Culture Digest

The first of this week's three book columns looks at the second instalment of Rachel Cusk's trilogy
Elfie Semotan, Untitled, 2016, archival pigment print, 47 x 61 cm. Courtesy: Gisela Capitain, Cologne © the artist

Critic's Guide

A round-up of the best recently opened shows in the neighbouring Rhineland cities

Influences

From Jenny Holzer to the Ferguson protests, the filmmaker shares some important images ahead of her show at Ryan Lee
Alicia Barney, Valle de Alicia (Valley of Alicia), 2016, metal, wood, paper, PVC, acrylic emulsion, dimensions variable. Commissioned by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo for the 32nd Bienal, 2016. Photograph: Leo Eloy / Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

Critic's Guide

First impressions of the biennial which focuses on the uncertainty of today’s world

Review

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA

Video

Playlist - 26 Sep 2016

Phillip Guston; Achilles G. Rizzoli; Niki de Saint Phalle

Malcolm Le Grice, Castle 1, 1966, installation view DESTE Foundation, Athens, 2004. Courtesy: The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art; photograph © Fanis Vlastaras & Rebecca Constantopoulou

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