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Marcel Duchamp

Six-years in the making, the comprehensive ‘Museum of Obsessions’ tracks the life and work of the prolific and enormously ambitious curator 

By Sam Thorne

German iconoclast Franz Erhard Walther on his life and influences: from expulsion from art school to a missed encounter with Marcel Duchamp

By Franz Erhard Walther

How do representations of sleep reflect contemporary culture?

By Erik Morse
Tiffany and Co., Sterling Silver Paper Cup, 2017, from the ‘Everyday Objects’ collection. Courtesy: Tiffany and Co., New York

Tiffany & Co.’s new range of gift objects and the shifting meaning of the ‘everyday’

By Glenn Adamson

In Thomas Ruff’s retrospective at London’s Whitechapel Gallery, raw scientific information becomes aesthetic expression

By Laurie Taylor
Hyundai Commissionn: SUPERFLEX, One Two Three Swing! Tate Modern, 3 October 2017 – 2 April 2018. Courtesy: Tate

The week kicks off with major exhibitions opening across town ahead of Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2017

Carrie Walter Stettheimer, Stettheimer Doll House (front view) c.1916–35. Wood, bronze, marble, alabaster, gilding, cardboard, paper, foil, linen, ceramic, oil, ink, watercolour, gouache, graphite, Conté, pastel, coloured pencil and other materials, 79 × 132 × 94 cm. Courtesy: Museum of the City of New York

From medieval Wunderkammern to portable museums, Duchamp’s suitcases, and dolls’ houses, the miniature is an enduring and radical art form

By Erik Morse
Salvador Dalí, Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach, 1938. Courtesy: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund Photo © Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford / © Salvador Dali, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, DACS 2016

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Anish Kapoor to use $1m prize money to aid refugees; 57th Venice Biennale artist list published

From collecting apparitions to the contested legacy of black nationalism: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Two dancers from Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal performing in Paris. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

From Duchamp to Roald Dahl's The Witches, the London-based artist selects the images that have stuck with her

By Rebecca Ackroyd

Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, France

By Lauren Elkin