Weekend Reading List

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf’s show opens in Vienna; conspiracy theories at the Met during the Midterms and Shanghai’s psychedelic cat

The importance of art classes; Egon Schiele’s legacy and Hito Steyerl’s favourite films: what to read this weekend

The Saudi soft power push, German pavilion at Venice and Halloween costumes: what to read this weekend

Cursed images, the latest chill wave and Janelle Monáe’s ‘emotion pictures’: what to read this weekend

Bullshit jobs, the ‘heiress’ who conned the art world, and the gender politics of children’s books: what to read this weekend

Satire and ‘fake news’, the message of the leftist ‘little magazine’, and #RepealThe8th: what to read this weekend

Royal bodies, the ‘incel’ mindset and those Childish Gambino hot-takes: what to read this weekend

The X Files, period feminism and a pub crawl with Marx: what to read this weekend

Why critics of colour matter, how Marvel erases narrative closure, and life after the dreaded 0.0 Pitchfork review: what to read this weekend

The fate of Italy’s museum sector, Hayden White’s voices and Hitler’s American model: what to read this weekend

50 years after ‘rivers of blood’, the politics of fitness culture, Isle of Dogs and language as power: what to read this weekend

The politics of the red cap, a tribute to Studio Ghibli cofounder, and rewatching The Breakfast Club in the age of #MeToo