From The Walking Dead to Stranger Things, frightening revivals ‘captured a bit of lost magic in a disenchanted world’ 

By Ian Bourland

From The Wicker Man to Ari Aster’s latest film, joyful sounds can reveal the darkest worlds

By Adam Harper

From Miss Havisham’s wedding dress to Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’, why we’re so obsessed with murderous clothes

By Amber Butchart

What can the grotesque teach us about absurdity in life and art?

By Daniel Baumann

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

By Charlie Fox
Untitled, 2014, glass casting,  87 × 73 × 12 cm. All images courtesy the artist, Massimo De Carlo, London, and Casey Kaplan, New York

The audio, visual world of Diego Perrone

By Barbara Casavecchia