Opinion

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

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

Monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London

Should acting awards be gender neutral? 

The New York museum’s introduction of an admission charge shows us the problem with donor dependence and a hands-off government

From Anthropocenic doom in Cecilia Alemani’s Italian Pavilion in Venice to Alvin Lucier’s I Am Sitting in a Room at d14

Contributing editor Max Andrews looks back on 2017, from turbulence in the Catalan capital to Pierre Huyghe’s masterwork in Münster

When musical signifiers for sex so often become sonic pornography, LCMF 2017 showed alternative ways of marrying sound and body

Our culture is terrified of sexually-awakened girls – controlling the way we look at Thérèse Dreaming would erase an interior life

The long-overdue publication of Susan Sontag's collected short fiction 

Are recent innovations in sustainable fashion enough to save the planet? 

Growing old and growing value