While we might not see open censorship be prepared for the vilification of provocative aesthetics

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Portia Zvavahera, Kuzvarwa Patsva (Rebirth), 2017, oil-based printing ink and oil bar on canvas, 170 x 99cm. Courtesy: Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa

Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa

From credit scores to algorithmic policing, Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism reveals technocracy as not merely analytical, but predictive

Olafur Eliasson, Rogue Navigator, 2017, driftwood, paint (green, red), magnet, and stainless steel, 31 x 156 x 18 cm. Courtesy: Private Collection, New York

Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Robin Campillo’s portrait of ACT UP Paris puts militancy before mourning

Duddell’s, Hong Kong

In other news: open letter demands reinstatement of documenta's Annette Kulenkampff; 'Russian Modernism' show at Ghent museum questioned

China’s 'One Belt One Road' isn’t just about infrastructure, but as a new exhibition reveals, an ambitious effort to spread Chinese values globally

Various venues, Rome, Italy

Monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London

White supremacists’ ‘yellow fever’, Degas’s achievement and creating that ‘Media Men’ list: what to read this weekend

Highlights from the 2018 edition of Condo London, a collaborative exhibition by 46 galleries across 17 citywide locations

In further news: 2018 Taipei Biennial curated by Mali Wu and Francesco Manacorda; Pace opens second Hong Kong space; London’s Rokeby Gallery closes

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From Kate Millet to Dear Ivanka, explore new perspectives on feminism and sex-positivity in a playlist by the curator of Sex Work

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Reflections on the second Curators Programme at Frieze Masters 2017

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With a career survey at Frieze Masters, Malcolm Morley on soldiers, style and painting Jasper Johns

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Cooper Cole, Focus section at Frieze London 2017

A Q&A with the Toronto-based gallery, joining Focus this year

With a new space in London, the gallerist who joins Focus this year

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Various Small Fires, Frieze London 2017

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Frieze Art Fair Video - 30 Sep 2017

Frieze and Scenic present a 360° video of Frieze Sculpture, London's largest display of outdoor artwork

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With her current solo show at Anton Kern Gallery, New York, the Dutch-American artist explains her travelling, hybrid procession-protest piece which uses graphic design and portable sculptural pieces to champion women’s rights

Artists' Film - 05 Dec 2017

Édouard Glissant's 1961 play Monsieur Toussaint reimagined as a slam battle, swerving between Haitian Creole and French (for a performance at the Ghetto Biennale)

Artists' Film - 30 Nov 2017

For Frieze Projects 2017, video artist Alex Bag’s playful provocation takes on consumer and pop culture

Artists' Film - 30 Nov 2017

For Frieze Projects 2017, Raphaela Vogel’s study of voyeurism via video drone

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From skyscraper bridges to giant bio-domes enclosing Manhattan, an exhibition at the Queens Museum takes us on a tour of the city that could have been

 

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Made in 1977 for German public television, a rare look at Harun Farocki’s films for children

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With his show at Hauser & Wirth, London, Jack Whitten talks abstraction, ‘elemental matter’ and a spirituality that accommodates science and technology

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Working across sculpture, painting and film, Toby Ziegler talks about his interest in material slippage, image approximation and recreating the effects of digital technology

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