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Obituary

From fleshy, distorted paintings, capturing the malaise of the 1960s, to colourful abstractions made in exile, the artist was an example to live by

A Nobel Prize-winning writer, a misogynist, a small-town boy with a haughty, big-city gaze: Naipaul’s life was marked by a sense of doubleness

Moving between figuration and abstraction, the New York-based painter and teacher made work about in-between spaces and from between cultures

From high-end kitchens to backyard pit smokers, the esteemed food writer found art and artistry in ‘the fault lines’ between communities

Knussen’s music laid out each component as ‘precarious, vulnerable, exposed’ – and his conducting similarly worked from the inside out

A tribute to the late South African photographer, creator of idiosyncratic portrayals of everyday life under the yoke of apartheid

Artist Gregory Sholette remembers the illustrator he collaborated with for a specially commissioned frieze magazine project

A distinctively American artist who, along with four neighbourhood contemporaries, changed the course of US painting forever

The novelist explored Jewish identity in the US through a lens of frustrated heterosexuality

The increasingly reclusive artist, whose stacked LOVE design became one of the 20th century’s most reproduced images, has passed away

To experience the music of the composer, who passed away last week at the age of 69, was to hear something tense, physical, almost pugilistic

The US writer, who died last week, brought a quality of inestimable importance to the modern novel: a mind that was wholly in tune with the times