2016 Highlights

A remarkable Beauford Delaney show to black women artists collective iQhiya: a few small reasons to whisper hallelujah

By Sean O'Toole

Ian White, Anne Imhof and Jason Dodge, our Berlin-based contributing editor’s picks of the year

Zaha Hadid, SFMOMA, Tate Switch House and London’s Design Museum: the highs and lows of the year in architecture

By Oliver Wainwright

A look back at the year that gave us Mark Greif’s Against Everything and David Bowie's final act

By Ben Eastham

From Indonesia to Hong Kong to Taiwan, the year’s memorable shows and projects in South East Asia

By Cristina Sanchez-Kozyreva

From Berlin to Beirut; from attacks on arts spaces to the birth of a daughter: the year in review

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie

The rise of Shanghai and the sad passing of Chen Shaoxiong

By Colin Siyuan Chinnery

The best of this year's LA shows, featuring Nathaniel Mellors and a survey at the newly opened Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

By Jonathan Griffin

From Michael Gove to Mary Hurrell to Orange is The New Black, the year in review

By Brian Dillon

A year of protest, power and people, from L.A. Kauffman to Kerry James Marshall

By Jennifer Kabat

The Revenant to Toni Erdmann to Elle: a look back at the year's best films

By Bert Rebhandl

The first of our 2016 highlights series features Marianna Simnett, Stranger Things, and a trio of the year's best 'freak moments'

By Charlie Fox