The solace of Boris Charmatz’s danse de nuit in light of the Manchester atrocity
Colin Siyuan Chinnery considers the development of China’s non-profit sector and its relationship with the international art scene
Mat Collishaw’s virtual-reality tribute to photo pioneer William Henry Fox Talbot suggests what VR can learn from early photography’s reception
At home in the gallery
On copying, repeating, quoting and joking, Sturtevant & The Salon Pour Rire
On Alan Clarke’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too, the death of Ian Brady, and what laughter might conceal
A response to some of the responses
Why can the grotesque teach us about absurdity in life and art?
Conspiracy theories and reparative reading
Art in the age of climate change
Can we compare our current political moment to the tumultuous 1930s?
The final part in a series of our editors’ initial impressions from documenta 14 Athens, Amy Sherlock on the fourth and largest of the main venues
LuYang’s ‘Uterus Man’, Angelo Badalamenti’s score for ’Twin Peaks’; role-playing video game
Talking sea otter; a physicist’s theory of cancer; satirical sci-fi animation