Meinung

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 Thresholds at Somerset House 2017. Courtesy Graham Carlow

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

Video

Playlist - 22 May 2017

LuYang’s ‘Uterus Man’, Angelo Badalamenti’s score for ’Twin Peaks’; role-playing video game 

Playlist - 15 May 2017

Talking sea otter; a physicist’s theory of cancer; satirical sci-fi animation

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