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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

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Various venues, Rome, Italy

Monochrome painting at the National Gallery, London

White supremacists’ ‘yellow fever’, Degas’s achievement and creating that ‘Media Men’ list: what to read this weekend

Highlights from the 2018 edition of Condo London, a collaborative exhibition by 46 galleries across 17 citywide locations

In further news: 2018 Taipei Biennial curated by Mali Wu and Francesco Manacorda; Pace opens second Hong Kong space; London’s Rokeby Gallery closes

Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany 

The staging of an international art biennial in Anren, China, contained both Potemkinist ambition and Brechtian drama

A new collection of stories and fragments by Ann Quin casts a new light on an otherwise overlooked writer

The Wattis Institute, San Francisco, USA

Why the 40-year-old Mute record label remains an enigma

Kirsty Bell, Ahmet Öğüt, Ming Wong and Slavs and Tatars share their highlights of the coming year’s shows: can we break with art-business as usual?

In further news: Musée du quai Branly supports restitution of African artefacts; David Zwirner announces Renzo Piano-designed New York space

Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland 

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

Remembering the visionary ceramic artist whose aesthetic was that of a painter: ‘Everything she touched was edged with delight’

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For the fifth in our six-part series in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, Design Matters, the London-based fashion designer talks about manipulating fabric, feeling comfortable and making something from nothing

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Kosovo-born Sislej Xhafa's first exhibition in Germany speaks to the artist's concerns around identity politics and his birthplace

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