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Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this week

The thousands of new owners will now collectively decide where the painting is exhibited

How dis.art blurs the lines between education, entertainment and commerce

What to read this weekend: Barbie vs Bratz; conspiracists's idealism and paranoia; and does Black Panther’s Afrofuturist spectacle deliver

Laboratory testing at Silicon Valley biotech start up Unity Biotechnology. Courtesy: the New Yorker; photograph: Grant Cornett

From eternal music to the secret of eternal life: what to read this weekend

Orit Gat and artist Julia Weist travel to Havana in search of El Paquete Semanal, the Cuban offline internet

After his 14-year-old blog was deactivated without explanation, Dennis Cooper speaks to Andrew Durbin about Google, GIF fiction and censorship

On art, architecture, and domestic effects of digitalization

Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

Does looking at, or reading, something online change its meaning?

Negar Azimi on Jane Bowles and bell hooks on Beyoncé: what to read this weekend

Mad Max: Fury Road, 2015 © Warner Bros Pictures

What a missing web page tells us about internet outrage

Joshua Portway and Lise Autogena, Black Shoals; Dark Matter, 2015, still of real-time representation of the financial markets. Courtesy the artists and Somerset House, London

Whitechapel Gallery & Somerset House, London, UK