As the world tips towards more reactionary and fascistic regimes, what does it mean to call for artistic freedoms that implicitly reproduce oppression?

By Multiple Authors
Herbert Fritsch in Pension Schöller, directed by Frank Castorf, Volksbühne Berlin, 1994. Courtesy: ullstein bild/Esch-Henkel

What's behind the outcry againt Chris Dercon's appointment at the Volksbühne? A roundtable with theatre critics Eva Behrendt and Tobi Müller

By Eva Behrendt, Tobi Müller and Dominikus Müller

Amy Sherlock chairs a discussion between Caroline Achaintre, Aaron Angell, Alison Britton and Richard Slee about their work in clay

By Amy Sherlock
Chung Sang-Hwa, Work 73-1-9, 1973, acrylic on canvas, 1.6 × 1.3 m. Courtesy: Kukje Gallery, Seoul

What is Dansaekhwa and what is its legacy today?

By Yoon Jin Sup, Joan Kee, Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath
Florine Stettheimer, Portrait of My Sister, Carrie W. Stettheimer, 1923, Öl auf Leinwand und Hartfaserplatte, 96 × 66 cm

Statements on Florine Stettheimer by Tomma Abts, Birgit Megerle, Silke Otto-Knapp, Dan Fox and Jan Verwoert

By frieze d/e
Wiels, Brüssel

The density of art institutions in the Rhineland and Benelux region is exceptional.

By Noemi Smolik
Eröffnungsabend in der Galerie Max Hetzler in der Kamekestraße, Köln, 1983 (courtesy: Wilhelm Schürmann)

Discussing the myths and realities of the Cologne art scene – a roundtable with Renate Goldmann, Hannes Loichinger, Marcel Odenbach, Susanne Titz and Gregory H.

By frieze d/e
Rose Wylie, Ray's Yellow Plane Film Notes, 2013, oil on canvas, 210 x 165 cm. Courtesy: the artist and UNION,

At a time of revolution in digital technologies, when making extraordinary images has never been technically easier, painting persists.

By Jennifer Higgie
John Hiltunen, Untitled, 2012, collage, 30 × 21 cm

In recent years, the work of self-taught artists has come to be contextualized within larger narratives of contemporary art.

By Jonathan Griffin
Trisha Brown Roof Piece, 1973, black and white photograph by Babette Mangolte, New York

Dan Fox talks to Nils Norman, Timotheus Vermeulen, Anton Vidokle and Sharon Zukin about art, gentrification and artistic freedom

Studenten der Chulalongkorn University, (Bangkok) während  des sechswöchigen Design Studios „Die Kunst des Konsums“, 2010

The hype around Berlin as a magnet for artists from all over the world has been discussed for years. But how do artists – as residents, citizens and German citizens – relate to the city?

By Jennifer Allen