A new report highlights the key role commercial galleries must play in achieving gender parity in the arts

By Hettie Judah

US comedian Tim Robinson is changing comedy – a few minutes at a time

By Olivia Rodrigues

Dan Fox meets humanoid Ai-Da and the man who created ‘her’

By Dan Fox

Nearly 2000 museum workers have shared their salaries online – the vast inequity is difficult to ignore

By Chris Sharratt

Affect theory is a carefully constructed blind spot, writes Susanne von Falkenhausen, blind to its own ideologies

By Susanne von Falkenhausen

From Brooklyn Academy of Music to the New Museum, art workers are increasingly agitating for better compensation and a seat at the table

By Meagan Day

After gaining UNESCO protected status, acknowledgement of the influential music genre is long overdue 

By Rianna Jade Parker

Experimental producer Matthew Herbert’s enigmatic album trawls a nation’s fault-lines and finds its messy symbolism

By Adam Harper

The disaster was not a ‘uniquely’ Soviet problem

By Andrew Durbin

‘Movies don’t change, and I do, and I don’t. Memory isn’t a choice and, like everyone, I forget way more than I can recall, necessarily.’

By Lynne Tillman

Amy Fung’s new essay collection is an infuriated breakup letter to the art world

By Mitch Speed

The fantasy series’ nihilistic refusal of meaning is the bravest TV finale since ‘The Sopranos’

By Gerry Canavan