Review

Artist Candice Lin connects the conditions of slave labour involved in building the drug trade’s infrastructure to the continued Orientalizing representations of the drugs themselves

By Diana Hamilton

Drawing from Martian landscapes and the notebooks of a closeted lesbian science fiction writer, the artist shows us how far we humans have yet to go

By Lauren DeLand

The artist’s survey at the Hessel Museum of Art at CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson, links life on microscopic and cosmic scales with moments of spiritual self-searching and reflection

By Natalie Haddad

A Series on the Senses: Smell

By Madeleine Thien

At the Art Institute, an indigenous construction loophole uncovers ugly truths about the city’s racist and classist past 

By Evan Moffitt

In ‘Coventry’, events seem to happen to somebody else, to a person Cusk repeatedly exposes and judges

By Brian Dillon

At Remai Modern, Saskatoon, the late carver and Kwakwaka’wakw Chief’s sculptures are an indictment of destructive consumerism 

By Natasha Chaykowski and Mercedes Webb

A force in the late ’80s and ’90s, the photographer and critic receives her first solo show in over 22 years at Autograph, London

By Rianna Jade Parker

The rising star’s stand-up special My Favorite Shapes and show Los Espookys, both on HBO, filter the politics of immigration through magical realism

By Olivia Rodrigues

Abidi’s comic, deflationary videos undercut the pomp of state politics

By Greg Nissan

‘Queer Spaces’ at Whitechapel Gallery documents the disappearance of many of London’s LGBTQ+ venues

By Juliet Jacques

Wesselmann’s sculpture attempted ‘to pick up a drawing by its lines and carry it’ into the world

By Olivia Rodrigues