Olivia Laing

The frieze columnist's first novel is an homage to, and embodiment of, the late, great Kathy Acker

Derek Jarman, circular time and seed catalogues: Olivia Laing takes the long view

The intertwined imaginations of Anthony Powell and Nicolas Poussin

Philip Guston's 'Klan' paintings are more relevant than ever

Reflections, a favourite verse, and a new poem dedicated to one of the English language’s most renowned poets of the past century

By Multiple Authors

How can art and literature respond to disaster? 

Conspiracy theories and reparative reading

What are our bodies allowed to perform?

Daniel Culpan wins the 2016 prize for his review of Nicole Eisenman's ‘Al-ugh-ories’ at New Museum, New York

What's so great about authenticity?

Marc Hundley, hey moon, 2016. Courtesy: the artist and CANADA, New York, USA

Trying to make sense of it all

Carved ebony head from Late Egyptian coffin, c.750–525 BCE. Courtesy: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The intertwining of life and death in poetry, art and nature