Meinung

Artists, curators and gallerists may not be able to stop war, but we can tell those who rake its profits that the arts are not open for business

By Sarah Jilani

Few other labels could claim to have cultivated such a coherent philosophy over the years: one which unites the pleasure of partying with its darker side

By Jamie Mackay

Television has long celebrated the before-and-after reveal of a freshly cleaned masterpiece – now many museums are showcasing the hidden art too

By Tom Jeffreys

Awarding the Nobel to a Milosevic apologist, splitting the Booker Prize, and the death of the Western canon’s most ardent defender: what is the political function of literary culture today?

By Helen Charman

The new film is neither as sombre and meditative as the work of contemporaries such as Robert Redford, nor as adaptive as the real-world activism of Jane Fonda

By Ian Bourland

Marwa Arsanios’s latest documentary offers a powerful glimpse at the autonomous movement now being torn apart

By David Markus

A new spirit of bleak realism and self-questioning has infiltrated comic adaptations everywhere

By Tom Morton

A survey of Germany’s unification events, from David Hasselhoff to Hito Steyerl

By Sarah James

From literary personas to art world fraudsters, these artists walk a fine line between rerouting their positions and breaking the law

By Izabella Scott

At the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, a remarkable designer gets her due. Across town, at Musée des arts décoratifs, does a show of princely riches complicate her legacy?

By Amy Sherlock

At New York’s Lincoln Center, the artist’s films speak to the enduring violence caused by forced exile

By Shiv Kotecha

In ‘All That Beauty’, it’s not a matter of seeing better, or more clearly; it’s a matter of seeing more widely and wildly

By Steven Zultanski

Video

12 Nov 2019

‘I try to break my own rules‘

11 Nov 2019

One of the most influential figures of British conceptual art, Michael Craig-Martin speaks about his artistic career at Frieze Masters Talks 2019

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