Bjarne Melgaard’s ‘The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment’ and the perils of branding

The relevance today of Arthur Evans’s Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture

From Werner Herzog to Arthur Jafa: contemporary life, or how to make meaning from fragments

What are our bodies allowed to perform?

The importance of satire in an era of Trump

Rome has long been a draw for international artists and now, increasingly, galleries. Have Italian artists been left at the gates?

From Donald Trump's post-truth to Andy Warhol's philosophy, and back again

Following Trump’s election, we must all prepare for a different world – one that needs art more than ever

How open are open calls? 

The application of theory to the modern world

Drowning sorrows and watching Warhol’s Drunk aka Drink

As tension mounts in the run-up to Trump's inauguration, Jörg Heiser considers how artists can galvanize political protest


Playlist - 20 Feb 2017

The alternative ending of 84 Lumber's Super Bowl promotional film; pyromaniac exercises; shooting scene in Abel Ferrara's Ms. 45 

Documentary - 16 Feb 2017

Why did artist Eric Wesley take over a disused Taco Bell in Middle America?