Franz Kafka

Poet CAConrad looks at the ways in which the artist addresses the corrosive role of empire in our daily lives

By CAConrad

On the eve of his two retrospectives in Paris, the artist discusses the works that have shaped his practice and thinking

By Roee Rosen

What draws us to certain stories, and why do we retell them? 

By Daria Martin

From socially engaged poetry to matters of style: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

A book signing by Franz Kafka, 85 years after his death

Jean Cocteau, Boy and Lyre, 1958. Courtesy: Michael Parkin Gallery / The Bridgeman Art Library, ADAGP Paris / DACS, London

How writers and filmmakers have responded to that most melancholy of colours

By Charlie Fox

DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art

By Cathryn Drake