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American Politics

In New York, a so-called ‘exhibition’ at a ‘museum’ featuring 30 ‘artists’? Dan Fox uncovers the truth behind this dangerously timely show

The work of John Hanson, Rob Nilsson and Fred Lonidier establishes a dialectic between a leftist melancholy and a more forward-looking politics

In times of political turmoil, art is a necessary rebuke to escapism

Landing only months before the US midterm elections, it’s impossible not to understand the show foremost in the context of the Trumps and Kushners

How will the Black Panther writer, known for his landmark critical assessments of race, take on the quintessential symbol of Americana?

Artist Andrea Fraser’s 2016 in Museums, Money and Politics lifts the lid on US museum board members and political funding

How documentary filmmakers are experimenting with historical narratives to better understand the present

From credit scores to algorithmic policing, Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism reveals technocracy as not merely analytical, but predictive

Each piece of protest art picturing Trump is a joke arisen from shallow trauma

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