Opinion

After years of controversy around Zaha Hadid’s doomed proposal, Kuma’s sober design arrived on time and within budget – only for the games to be postponed 

By Azby Brown

The Christie’s Paris sale of two stolen Igbo sculptures is proof of a racist double standard in European restitution law

By Ayodeji Rotinwa

During the Troubles in Ireland, Darran Anderson remembers finding sanctuary in County Derry’s amusement arcades 

By Darran Anderson

A statistician and a novelist on the links between dataviz and storytelling

By Helen DeWitt and Andrew Gelman

From the stadium to the gallery, both attempt to invoke a sense of extreme concentration

By Orit Gat

Mark Cousins’s ‘Women Make Film’ celebrates 130 years of cinema by 183 female directors 

By Jennifer Higgie

The musician remembers coming out in the aftermath of the Lebanese Civil War and the recent death of Egyptian queer activist Sarah Hegazi

By Hamed Sinno

As physical spaces begin to re-open, virtual platforms need to add something to the art experience 

By Kyle Chayka

For David Grubbs, an onrush of music has led to a rethinking of musical ‘speed’ itself

By David Grubbs

UK art students are reimagining the end of year exhibition format during COVID-19

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

In the director’s sweeping new Vietnam War film, it is never clear ‘who is the colonizer and who is the colonized’ 

By Ian Bourland

Recent events have shown how deeply our lives are enmeshed with those of others – with the potential for both support and harm

By Nisha Ramayya

Video

Frieze Fairs - 18 May 2020

Himali Singh Soin's Frieze Artist Award 2019 commission explores urgent questions about environment, history and myth

Frieze Fairs - 15 May 2020

The artist, featured in the Diálogos section of Frieze Viewing Room, speaks to Rodrigo Moura, Chief Curator of El Museo del Barrio