Review

The rising star’s stand-up special My Favorite Shapes and show Los Espookys, both on HBO, filter the politics of immigration through magical realism

By Olivia Rodrigues

In Rezaire’s work, prehistoric West African landmarks stand for enigmas of the past and future

By Kadish Morris

Abidi’s comic, deflationary videos undercut the pomp of state politics

By Greg Nissan

Wesselmann’s sculpture attempted ‘to pick up a drawing by its lines and carry it’ into the world

By Olivia Rodrigues

The influence of op art leaves scant trace of the artist’s hand, but otherworldly unease pervades his repetitions and reflections

By Mary Huber

The Belgrade-born sculptor developed a language that acknowledged a world in flux

By Louisa Elderton

The most complex question the director asks is why not just beat up the bad guys

By Giampaolo Bianconi

Amid widespread civil unrest, a timely show at Para Site speculates on the future of labour and politics in our technological age

By David Markus

At the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College, ‘Where the Oceans Meet’ looks at the ‘creolizing’ of cultural influences across continents through the lens of Édouard Glissant and Lydia Cabr

By Alpesh Kantilal Patel

Diana Hamilton reflects on the dual urges to be beautiful and well-reviewed – even when you want to reject both desires

By Diana Hamilton

The artists in ‘Time Forward!’ at the V-A-C Foundation in Venice speculate on what the future might bring

By Barbara Casavecchia

At SFER IK in Tulum, Mexico, Mayan architecture and site-specific exhibitions propose a ‘return’ to nature

By Vanessa Thill