City Report

If the city’s pivot to contemporary art was first realized by landmark construction, then what comes after might not need an address at all

Zihan Karim, Various Way of Departure, 2017, video still. Courtesy: Samdani Art Foundation

Can an alternative arts network, unmediated by the West's commercial capitals and burgeoning arts economies of China and India, be built?

In Mexico's second city, the third edition of PreMaco arts festival shows it at the forefront of the country's ever-changing art scene

Mining the history of political insurrection of its host city, a biennial focusing on links between East and West

Culture Lab Detroit’s post-truth conference, the ‘Art of Rebellion’ show and Pope.L’s Flint Water Project

Following government plans for a greener less-crowded capital, artists are finding themselves squeezed out 

‘We Were Having An Argument About Kenneth Koch's 'One Train May Hide Another’, 2017, installation view, Kingsgate Porject Space, London. Photograph: Tim Bowditch

A new set of policies and increased possibilities for artists’ studios mark a shift – but is it too late?

A report from STANDART - the first contemporary art triennial in Armenia

Harbour view of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, 2017. Courtesy: Heatherwick Studio, London; photograph: Iwan Baan

With a host of new private museums opening in Cape Town, Sean O’Toole considers the impact on the local arts scene while Amie Soudien

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In a still volatile Ukraine the art scene in its capital is attempting to rethink the past in more productive ways

‘Vertical City’, installation view, Sidney R. Yates Hall. Courtesy: Chicago Architecture Biennial, Kendall McCaugherty © Hall Merrick Photographers

A report from the Chicago Architecture Biennial, whose interesting provocation sadly remains unanswered

A report from the Lofoten International Arts Festival: ‘I Taste the Future’


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Fifty years on, Ellen Mara De Wachter retraces Robert Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of his time

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‘A way for my subconscious to play’: With her show at Hauser & Wirth, London, Lorna Simpson talks life, work, and being an artist in these times

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