American Politics

Should Trump have won an Emmy?

Public debate around Confederate insignia has little to do with historical fact, and everything to do with collective memory

The removal of the Confederate monuments in Baltimore shows decisiveness after years of inaction – already they stand as sites of counter-memory

Dan Fox looks at the work of Mark Bradford, who represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

Exhibitions from, or about, the past that help make sense of the present 

How should artists respond to the recent trend for trolling in the political arena?

Following Trump’s election, we must all prepare for a different world – one that needs art more than ever

Drowning sorrows and watching Warhol’s Drunk aka Drink

From Robert Walser's art criticism to 'microbial dark matter': what to read this weekend

Alison Knowles and Pauline Oliveros, Brahms was a two-penny harlot, c.1970, postcard

From Beethoven's lesbianism to the precarious foundations of political philosophy: what to read this weekend

Playlist - 07 Nov 2016

Interview with John F Kennedy; live footage of the Tet Offensive in South Vietnam; Michael Herr on the psychology of war

A weekend reading list on the UK vote to leave the European Union