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Art sees itself as facing a crisis of legitimation – can this account for claims to 'authenticity' being made in shows such as documenta 14?

Artist and singer Tori Wrånes articulates the weird interior of the self

Anicka Yi's work fuses biology with technology, finding new ways to talk about gender, race and economics.

In the face of China’s urbanization and widespread environmental degradation, the enduring influence of the country’s classical landscape tradition

Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca’s films probe economics, race and gender in Brazilian popular music

John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017, installation view, Somerset House, London. Courtesy: Thomas Dane, London; photograph: Damian Griffiths

A digital portrait of the landscape that transformed our planet

Guilt, humour and dislocation in Andy Holden's cartoon universe

Martha Rosler, Semiotics of the Kitchen, 1975. Courtesy: the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New YorkMain image: 

In his latest film, Adam Curtis holds artists and curators partly responsible for the current state of the world – and he’s not alone

Phyllida Barlow, folly, 2017, installation view, commissioned by the British Council for the British Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. Courtesy: the artist, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, London and New York, and © British Council, London; photograph: Ruth Clark

Tanya Harrod on the art of Phyllida Barlow, who is representing Britain at the 57th Venice Biennale 

The art of only the second living designer to be the focus of a solo show at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dan Fox looks at the work of Mark Bradford, who represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

Ian Cheng, Emissary in the Squat of Gods, 2015, video still

Jace Clayton discovers hyper-intelligent dogs and violent humans in the artist’s computer-simulated worlds

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Playlist - 19 Jun 2017

Inuit throat singing; Zoe Bedeaux; a look at autism in its own language 

Design Matters - 16 Jun 2017

In the first episode of a new six-part film series in collaboration with B&O PLAY, Design Matters, London-based designer and artist Martino Gamper talks about the idea of contact: how the human body informs his approach to furniture design

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