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Misidentifying Van Gogh, the missing female rock stars, and misusing interns: what to read this weekend

Rereading Mark Fisher with the publication of his collected writings; Olivia Laing’s Crudo makes the NYT’s ‘100 Notable Books’

Stan Lee’s comic book universe; Cerith Wyn Evans on complexity; and is the art world really just about the money?

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf’s show opens in Vienna; conspiracy theories at the Met during the Midterms and Shanghai’s psychedelic cat

The importance of art classes; Egon Schiele’s legacy and Hito Steyerl’s favourite films: what to read this weekend

The Saudi soft power push, German pavilion at Venice and Halloween costumes: what to read this weekend

Cursed images, the latest chill wave and Janelle Monáe’s ‘emotion pictures’: what to read this weekend

The poet on the ‘strange portability’ of life on the road 

By Elaine Kahn

Bullshit jobs, the ‘heiress’ who conned the art world, and the gender politics of children’s books: what to read this weekend

Satire and ‘fake news’, the message of the leftist ‘little magazine’, and #RepealThe8th: what to read this weekend

Royal bodies, the ‘incel’ mindset and those Childish Gambino hot-takes: what to read this weekend

The X Files, period feminism and a pub crawl with Marx: what to read this weekend

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frieze video - 30 Nov 2018

The first pin I got was ‘Keep the Faith Baby’ – those words were probably the first I read on my own, long before I understood them

frieze video - 16 Nov 2018

The Throbbing Gristle member and multimedia artist discusses a beloved instrument which has become a lifelong companion

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