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Natascha Süder Happelmann (right) and her spokeswoman Helene Duldung (left), in front of the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, 2018. Photograph: Jasper Kettner

Can Natascha Süder Happelmann succeed in doing away with national ‘representation’ altogether?

By Ben Mauk

Artists Barby Asante, Libita Clayton and Ashley Holmes are reimagining what it means to go back home

By Kadish Morris

The artist’s meticulous renderings of oceans, deserts and night skies capture shared human insignificance

By Sarah Manguso
Janiva Ellis, Co-Panicing, 2017, oil on canvas, 76 × 57 cm.  Courtesy: the artist and 47 Canal, New York; photograph: Joerg Lohse

In Ellis’s paintings – on view at the Whitney Biennial – the collective and individual histories of trauma coil alongside the levity that allows for that trauma to be survived

By Andrew Durbin
Luca Frei, Design for Pillows, 2017, gouache, pencil and collage on foamcore, 100 × 70 × 3 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin; photograph: Karl Isakson

On the centenary of its founding in Weimar, ‘bauhaus imaginista’, which takes place in eleven countries, revisits the Bauhaus with an eye to global experiments in radical artistic pedagogy

By Pablo Larios

The Hong Kong-born artist showcases the darkly comic potential of cartoon visuals

By Harry Thorne

Negar Azimi visits the Damascus-born artist ahead of her retrospective at MoMA PS1

By Negar Azimi and Simone Fattal

Tanning gives full expression to her childhood imagination and its innately eclectic catalogue of fears, fantasies and domestic psychodramas

By Claire-Louise Bennett

Materialism, metaphysics and mysticism collide in the Shanghai-based artist’s maximalist installations

By Gary Zhexi Zhang

Three decades after German reunification, the artist articulates the inhumanity of right-wing terror, and how ideology lies within domestic interiors

By Kito Nedo

With dead ends and doors to nowhere, the recent works of the Scottish artist articulate contemporary forms of nihilism

By Chris Fite-Wassilak
Cameron Rowland, Jim Crow, 2017, Jim Crow rail bender, 91.4 x 20 x 44 cm. Rental

The spectral presence of prisoners in everyday commodities 

By Jackie Wang