Charlie Fox

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Courtesy: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, licensed by Artestar, New York; photograph: Studio Tromp, Rotterdam

Barbican, London, UK

James Ensor, Masks Mocking Death, 1888. Oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm. Courtesy: Scala Archives, Florence

On the recurring appearance of the mask in art

Joyce Pensato, Landscape Mickey, 2017. Courtesy: Lisson Gallery, London

Lisson Gallery, London, UK

Wolfgang Tillmans, Iguazu, 2010. Courtesy: the artist and Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern, London

Charlie Fox on a new translation of Hervé Guibert's chronicle of love, lust and drug-addled longing

Playlist - 06 Mar 2017

Jim Henson; Ivor Cutler; Groucho Marx 

An exclusive excerpt from Charlie Fox's new book, This Young Monster, published today by Fitzcarraldo Editions

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

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

Cabinet, London, UK

Pee-wee Herman on the cover of The Face magazine, July 1987

The return of Pee-wee Herman’s queer carnivalesque 

Ben Rivers, What Means Something, 2015, film still. Courtesy the artist and Camden Arts Centre, London

Julia Holter, Alexander McQueen and Ben Rivers: Charlie Fox shares his highlights from 2015