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Opinion

Standout performances and site-specific installations studded a year characterised by turbulent politics

By Ruby Brunton
'Open Plan: Cecil Taylor', 2016, installation view, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Courtesy: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; photograph: Bill Orcutt

We said goodbye to Cecil Taylor, Sam Miller, Takehisa Kosugi and many others.

By Jay Sanders

Federal museums ensure that art is not merely the purview of the leisured class; the impasse is an abdication of that responsibility

By Ian Bourland

100 years on from World War I, the filmmaker’s latest work ‘Mimesis: African Soldier’ remembers the faces we seldom see in history books

By Osei Bonsu

Love, betrayal and grief: the late Cuban artist’s first US museum retrospective reveals the full range of her powers

By Natalie Haddad

At last, MoMA has restored the dancer, choreographer and filmmaker’s 1980s classic

By Andrew Durbin

When more photos are uploaded to Instagram every single day than existed 100 years ago, there is solace in blankness

By Orit Gat

Lu’s detention has elicited moderate international concern, in stark contrast to the general indifference to the targeting of Uyghur artists in the

By Nick Holdstock

Artist Jonas Lund has created a Cambridge Analytica caricature, ‘Operation Earnest Voice’, with one simple mission – but how serious is his ‘leftis

By Nathan Geyer

In the vast greenhouse complex, goths, art kids, academics and patrons gathered to witness an allegorical spectacle

By Bradford Nordeen

Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma is full of other movies, yet it ignores the political and dialectical history of movies themselves

By Masha Tupitsyn

The demise of HMV can be mourned as the decline of owning tangible media – but something greater is at stake

By Adam Harper

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