Umberto Eco

The mythic time of comic-book narrative represents a fatal challenge to the film’s transcendent politics

By Gerry Canavan

From Umberto Eco on fascism to Thomas Pynchon’s stand-in: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Umberto Eco in Paris, September 1985, photographed by Hélène Bamberger

Remembering Umberto Eco (1932–2016)

By Gianfranco Marrone

David Hockney gets a major retrospective and Umberto Eco passes away: a round-up of the latest art news