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The novelist Lucy Ives considers guilt and fiction-making, and what it meant to survive a year – and a decade – of such dashed promise

By Lucy Ives

For more than 60 years the Tehran-born, Minneapolis-based artist has made work about community, coexistence and the experience of exile

By Ian Bourland

The leading Argentinian novelist recalls the cruelty of his hometown’s self-designated cultural curator: his mother

By César Aira and Ariel Cusnir

After her celebrated book Seasonal Associate, author Heike Geissler presents a new story for frieze

By Heike Geissler

Writer Jörg Scheller considers her practice in light of contemporary political debates and artist Juliette Blightman delves into Cahn’s recently published texts

By Jörg Scheller and Juliette Blightman

With a recent show at Stephen Friedman Gallery, the Grenadian-born British artist talks to Osei Bonsu about painting, London's 1980s club scene and moving to Cornwall

By Osei Bonsu
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