Brexit

Pioneering Pop artist James Rosenquist passes away, aged 83; Sky Arts establishes post-Brexit art fund; Anita Dube named Kochi-Muziris curator

At a moment when the future of funding and free movement appear to be threatened we can find hope in our artists, institutions and educators

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

For part five of our special series, some thoughts on the special relationship between the UK and US

Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

Islands, isolation and the difficulties of reflecting reality 

The Çanakkale Biennial in Turkey is cancelled; the director of London's V&A steps down following Brexit

A large cruise liner passes along the Giudecca canal in Venice. Courtesy: Matt Crossick / Empics Entertainment

Unesco takes no action over Venice while thieves break into Anselm Kiefer’s studio

Marc Hundley, hey moon, 2016. Courtesy: the artist and CANADA, New York, USA

Trying to make sense of it all

Gülsün Karamustafa, Double Reality, 1987/2013. Photograph: Mustafa Hazneci

The patriarchal house of cards underlying the Turkish coup and Brexit

From the concept of human nature to post-Brexit erotica: what to read this weekend

From intellectual freedom to the Republican Party convention: what to read this weekend

From the poetry of the late Geoffrey Hill to the new literary genre of the 'ultra-unreal': what to read this weekend