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Bringing together more than 200 artworks, the Drawing Biennial 2019 hammers home why the medium is still so crucial to artists working today

By Sophie Ruigrok

The highest-grossing film of 2019 pits a Chinese-led international coalition against the forces of cosmic destruction

By Gary Zhexi Zhang

The painter found something much more important than grandeur in ‘ukiyo-e’: the messy realities of everyday life 

By Darran Anderson

In the age of Brexit, we need Cultural Studies more than ever, not least in its call to examine the complex, contradictory relationship between cap

By Rob Sharp

At Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum, Rizzo’s performance ‘Higher.xtn’ unpicks the communal politics of the dance floor

By Stanton Taylor
César Aira, Birthday, 2019. Courtesy: New Directions Publishing, New York

Newly published in the US, ‘Birthday’ sees the Argentinian writer at his most personal – and vulnerable

By Steven Zultanski

A new compilation traces the critic and artist’s thinking over several decades, including gems from Roland Barthes, Edward Hopper, Lucy Lippard and

By Lucy Cotter

From works by Renoir to Cézanne, paintings from the Courtauld Collection go on show in Paris for the first time in 60 years

By George Upton

The film adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel imbricates joyful moments within a fraught political and racialized landscape

By Kareem Reid

This year’s edition abounded in intricate, ephemeral works across an expansive programme

By Ela Bittencourt

From an artist collective’s grassroots initiatives in Indonesia to helming the renowned exhibition in Kassel

By Hili Perlson

For Benjamin Britten, Wolfgang Tillmans and Virginia Woolf, something grows when civilization fails

By Olivia Laing

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Artists Trulee Hall, Kori Newkirk, Patrick Jackson and Catherine Czudej talk us through their commissions at Frieze Los Angeles

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‘Looking and thinking, and thinking about looking. What’s presented to you as an image is not at all necessarily what’s happening internally’

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