Olivia Laing

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

Olivia Laing, a judge of this year’s Frieze Writer’s Prize, explains how she became a writer

Frieze Writer’s Prize 2016 is open for entries