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Why can’t New York get over its ‘bad old days’?

How Bethany Collins, Steffani Jemison, Adam Pendleton and Kameelah Janan Rasheed are using the tradition of black radical poetry to examine questio

Artists Beatriz González and Amalia Pica discuss painting, curating, activism and identity 

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Angelica Mesiti’s films explore the myriad ways humans communicate

On the prolific and varied career of artist, designer, collector and archivist Elaine Lustig Cohen 

Édouard Glissant’s play Monsieur Toussaint is translated into Creole at this year’s Ghetto Biennale, unpicking Haiti's national heroes

Johan Grimonprez, Shadow World, 2016, film still. Courtesy: the artist, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, Louverture Films, Dillywood and Shadow World inc., New York

Johan Grimonprez’s recent films explore the mechanisms of the arms trade

Old Food, 2017, production still. Courtesy: the artist, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Cabinet Gallery, London, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York and Rome, and dépendance, Brussels

Helen Marten responds to Ed Atkins’s new work, Old Food, currently showing at Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

Recent instances of censorship show an emboldened far right attacking the arts, queer identity and more: artists, curators and writers respond

Wong Kar-wai, Happy Together, 1997, film still. Courtesy: the artist and Alamy 

From the new issue of frieze: Changes in urban cultures and queer aesthetics across the Sinosphere 

Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Durham, August 14, 2017, 2017, oil on canvas, 71 × 89 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Marlborough Contemporary, London and New York

A new wave of figurative painting in recent New York exhibitions prompts critical questions about which bodies we depict, for whom and to what end

Critical Art Ensemble, Radiation Burn: A Temporary Monument to Public Safety, 2010, performance documentation. Courtesy: the artists

Blast Theory, Forced Entertainment and Slavs and Tatars: collectives fusing theatre, art, performance and politics to create interactive experience

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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

A Step Away from Them, excerpt from Lunch Poems by Frank O’Hara. Used by permission of City Lights Books. Photography: Clément Pascal

Frieze Art Fair Video - 18 Jan 2018

Exploring New York City in the footsteps of Frank O’Hara