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Opinion

‘If you’re a woman you learn to live with a certain level of discomfort’

By Julia Peyton-Jones

In a new book, T.J. Clark scours art historical depictions of divinity for clues about our contemporary age

By Shahidha Bari

The Turner Prize-winning photographer’s set design for ENO’s new production asks: can the greatest horror be better communicated by the unseen?

By Matthew McLean

There is no violence in games, only its representation – but a suffragette-beating controversy demonstrates that videogame violence is not without

By Gareth Damian Martin

The creative friction between director and writer distracts from a film dedicated to quietly empowering the marginalized

By Charles Bramesco

Screening as part of the London Palestine Film Festival, recent archival research is uncovering important films once thought lost forever

By Nathan Geyer

The current appetite for historical, underrecognized female artists is welcome but urgent work still needs to be done

By Antonia Cundy

As the Easter Islanders demand that the British Museum return their statue, it’s time to reconsider the meaning of ‘global artworks’

By Rafia Zakaria

With censorship, abductions, banned journalists and threats towards artists, the erosion of freedoms has deepened

By Gavin Jacobson

At Brooklyn’s Triangle Arts Association, Tyler Coburn and Ian Hatcher revive the techniques of a Cold War-era covert intelligence programme

By Dan Fox

Why is the figure of the witch and magical practice making a 21st-century comeback in the arts?

By Tom Jeffreys

After a five-year redevelopment of the landmark heritage site on Calton Hill, who will this ‘new kind of observatory’ be for?

By Chris Sharratt

Video

Frieze Fairs - 14 Dec 2018

The Frieze Projects artist takes us on a tour of LA mysticism

frieze video - 14 Dec 2018

‘Maybe speaking about it will free me, and maybe this means I can get rid of it’

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