Opinion

Two recent conferences at MIT and the New Museum reveal the benefits, and pratfalls, of art and science collaborations

Photography exhibition on Cuverville Island, part of the Antarctic Biennale, 2017. Courtesy: the Antarctic Biennale 

Enchantment and contradiction in the first Antarctic Biennale

Whose Streets?, 2017, film still. Courtesy: Sundance Institute; photograph: Lucas Alvarado Farrar 

This year’s Sundance Film Festival featured more movies directed by women than ever before, but gender discrimination in the industry is still ende

Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

A defence of naivety in the age of information

Wallace Shawn, Evening at the Talk House, 2017. Courtesy: The New Group; photograph: Monique Carboni

A new play by Wallace Shawn examines what it means to survive in today’s society

Main image: Rox Lee, Juan Gapang (Johny Crawl), Untitled, 1987, from the exhibition ‘Misfits’ at HKW. Courtesy: the artist and HKW, Berlin

As museums around the world seek to make their collections and displays more inclusive of non-Western art, how are German institutions responding?

Pierre Klossowski, Malvoisie initiant le jeune Ogier (Malvoisie Initiates Young Ogier), 1987. Courtesy:Cabinet, London


A swathe of exhibitions and a new English translation of La Monnaie vivante, Pierre Klossowski’s erotic theory of economics

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

Video

Design Matters - 20 Jul 2017

In the second of a new six-part film series, Design Matters, Barber & Osgerby talk about how the role of function informs their designs

19 Jul 2017

Premiering during Frieze London in October, BMW Open Work is a joint creative endeavour with Frieze. The two brands will be bringing together art and technology in pioneering multi-platform formats