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
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
Television has long celebrated the before-and-after reveal of a freshly cleaned masterpiece – now many museums are showcasing the hidden art too
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?
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
Marwa Arsanios’s latest documentary offers a powerful glimpse at the autonomous movement now being torn apart
A new spirit of bleak realism and self-questioning has infiltrated comic adaptations everywhere
A survey of Germany’s unification events, from David Hasselhoff to Hito Steyerl
From literary personas to art world fraudsters, these artists walk a fine line between rerouting their positions and breaking the law
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?
At New York’s Lincoln Center, the artist’s films speak to the enduring violence caused by forced exile
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
‘I try to break my own rules‘
One of the most influential figures of British conceptual art, Michael Craig-Martin speaks about his artistic career at Frieze Masters Talks 2019