Opinion

From The Wicker Man to Ari Aster’s latest film, joyful sounds can reveal the darkest worlds

By Adam Harper

A visa application system which is often opaque, bureaucratic and racist – exacerbated by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit – is becoming a headache for art workers

By Chris Sharratt

The closure of part of the 2019 Aichi Triennale reflects a broader climate of aggression, censorship and nationalist revisionism 

By Andrew Maerkle

Like Vivian Maier’s photography, Christina Hesselholdt’s novel embraces digression and relishes humanity in its multiplicity

By Mitch Speed

Our institutions deserve to be led by directors aware of the continual effects of colonialism

By Will Furtado

Diana Hamilton reflects on the dual urges to be beautiful and well-reviewed – even when you want to reject both desires

By Diana Hamilton

Screening at galleries around the world, the singer’s work repurposes the pop music video into an artwork of museum quality

By Kadish Morris

Though it tactfully sidesteps the real politics of housing, ‘Landlord Colors’ offers an alternative model to the ‘development biennial’ 

By Travis Diehl

Based on the 2014 Badaun gang-rape allegations, ‘Article 15’ fails to disrupt its ‘Brahmin saviour’ narrative

By Skye Arundhati Thomas

Why are kids born in the 2000s lip-synching to the 1983 film ‘Possibly in Michigan’?

By Orit Gat

A musician of mythic, millennial legend, Drake’s legacy falls somewhere between harsh, armoured rapper and soothing, caramel-inflected R&B troubadour

By Gabriella Pounds

In 2006, the theorist of ‘hauntology’ and sound-artist walked across the Suffolk coastline – Adam Harper follows in their footsteps, sifting through encrusted layers of history

By Adam Harper

Video

frieze video - 15 Aug 2019

frieze commissioned film: Artist Duggie Fields leads a tour of the home and studio in London’s Earls Court that he’s lived in for more than 50 years (and once shared with the musician and co-founder of Pink Floyd, Syd Barrett)

Gucci - 15 Aug 2019

Three Italo disco stars reconnect with the forgotten fantasies of music 

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