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Art & Politics

An altercation between a White House correspondent and the president becomes a visual question: what is it that we see?

An essay by the respected Professor Norman Geras has been flagged by the University of Reading as ‘sensitive’ under UK’s Counter-Terrorism scheme

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

In New York, a so-called ‘exhibition’ at a ‘museum’ featuring 30 ‘artists’? Dan Fox uncovers the truth behind this dangerously timely show

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture has been launched in a bid to promote African American artists ‘changing the world’

In further news: a long-lost tapestry owned by Henry VIII re-emerges; Kerry James Marshall’s Chicago Public Library mural withdrawn from auction

Cameron Rowland, Jim Crow, 2017, Jim Crow rail bender, 91.4 x 20 x 44 cm. Rental

The spectral presence of prisoners in everyday commodities 

Beyond the ‘forcefield of righteousness’ that occludes some political work, ‘Artes Mundi 8’ manages a complicated and rewarding show

At an extraordinary press conference yesterday, some key clues were given away as to what to expect from the artist at Venice

With the anniversary of last year’s Catalonian bid for independence, a lens on the region’s cultural radicalism

Complicating the ‘disaster narratives’ associated with the Niger Delta by attending to the local ecology, and those responsible for defiling it

At an event hosted by the ICA in London, the whistleblower and activist talked about the dangers of technology and how the US is now ‘like a prison