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The collaborative practice, led by Helen Walker and Harun Morrison, uses community networks and humour to tackle serious social issues

The youngest architect to be entrusted with the yearly Hyde Park pavilion discusses the ideas behind her latticed courtyard design

At BALTIC, Gateshead, the Turner prize-winner uses East African fabrics and the words of renowned black writers to question ideas of belonging

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

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

A mix of unashamed nudes and demure portraits, Zhao Gang's paintings take in 21st-century China with feigned crudeness and humour 

Poul Erik Tøjner pays tribute to Denmark’s most important artist since Asger Jorn

Toyin Ojih Odutola’s portraits of a fictional aristocratic Nigerian family push toward an expanded definition of the ‘black experience’

Three shows in Ireland celebrate the legendary polymath, artist and author of Inside the White Cube

Significant Egyptian modernist Hamed Abdalla’s first UK show at The Mosaic Rooms, ‘an Arab intelligence operation, hiding in plain sight’