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Can a trio of exhibitions in New York shed light on this enigmatic figure?

By Jessica Lynne

It’s tempting to read Haacke’s career-long work of institutional critique as prescient.

By Alyssa Battistoni

The prize-winning sociologist on where measurement fails

By Saskia Sassen

In Buffalo, the artist Marlene McCarty has planted a toxic garden that draws on the area’s intertwined histories of capitalism, expropriation and utopian dreaming

By Jennifer Kabat

The challenges faced by the Institut Valencià d’Art Modern have involved a form of firefighting that many museums outside of capital cities seem in thrall to

By Max Andrews

The origins of Gustave Courbet’s ‘Origin of the World’

By Tim Smith-Laing

How did the design school impact on the Antipodes?

By Rebecca Hawcroft

‘Kara Walker reinvents painting and drawing’s conventions, while talking about ideas that are epic in scale and deep in blood,’ Als writes

By Hilton Als

As the artist’s largest survey to date opens at Zeitz MoCAA and Norval Foundation, Cape Town, Sean O’Toole examines his dadaist lexicon 

By Sean O’Toole

Performed images in contemporary art and everyday life

By Isobel Harbison

Fabian Schöneich on the artist’s new performance at Kunsthalle Basel

By Fabian Schöneich

Contemporary art’s resurgence of interest in magic has a powerful art-historical precedent

By Caroline Marciniak