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Obituary

A tribute to the late curator’s support of artists in South Africa and how his writing on them ‘revealed something of his acute sense for history’

By Sean O'Toole

A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

By Jörg Heiser

‘To Carolee, drawing, like painting, was as visceral as breath,’ writes Emma McCormick-Goodhart

By Emma McCormick-Goodhart

Paying tribute to the legendary designer and his passion for books

By Hans Ulrich Obrist

A musician with a rare ability to write both great pop songs and deeply experimental and melancholy music

By Juliet Jacques
Jonas Mekas at book signing in Paris, 2018. Courtesy: jonasmekasfilms; photograph: Wei Gao.

The iconic filmmaker’s influence was felt across the length and breadth of New York in the 1960s

By Geeta Dayal, Carolee Schneemann and Jeff Preiss

Hiller’s discomfort towards dominant narratives made her look at all sorts of suppressed subjects, from outlaw cowgirls to protest songs

By Barbara Casavecchia

The director worked with prominent figures in New York’s avant garde, including Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, John Lennon and Yoko Ono

By Frieze News Desk

The artist’s sculpture possessed an almost surreal promise, as if at any moment it might become a Really Living Thing

By Andrew Durbin

‘Cinematic’ is often overused, but Roeg’s films showed how minds and memories wander back and forth in time, colouring our experience of the world

By Dan Fox

An homage to the architect who, with his partner Denise Scott Brown, developed the source code for postmodernism

By Glenn Adamson

Remembering the Romanian artist, who has died aged 92, for whom the studio was a continuous state of mind

By Magda Radu