Opinion

Berlin’s Altes Museum and the Kunstvereins in the Rhineland look at the fabrication of male identity and power 

By Hanno Hauenstein

To expect the progressive, internationalist art world to participate in a celebration of Brexit is to fire a volley into the culture war

By Tom Morton

Matt Wolf’s new film, ‘Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project’, is an astonishing portrait of an almost incomprehensible endeavour

By Dan Fox

From Cample Line in rural Scotland to collective Myvillages, artists are reconsidering their relationship to ‘the rural’

By Tom Jeffreys

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 their 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

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