Culture Digest

The politics of the red cap, a tribute to Studio Ghibli cofounder, and rewatching The Breakfast Club in the age of #MeToo

What to read this weekend: secrets of the magic lantern, ‘Soul of a Nation’ in Arkansas, and China’s bleak democratic prospects

Instagram influencers’s minimalist ploy, democratizing the art world and camp’s radical potential: what to read this weekend

Gazumped by John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, a story of Dustbowl climate refugees who rise up against their oppressors

Sex is not a sandwich, how to change the world and Lukács in Orbán’s Hungary: what to read this weekend

The commodified atmosphere of Time’s Up and the Male Glance: what to read this weekend

What to read this weekend: in praise of the negative review, food and authenticity, and the desires of the Tory Brexiteers

From the controversial winner of the Golden Bear to Morgan Fisher's homage to Bruce Conner – to possibly the bleakest film ever made

What to read this weekend: Barbie vs Bratz; conspiracists's idealism and paranoia; and does Black Panther’s Afrofuturist spectacle deliver

What to read this weekend: reflections on the canine; Ta-Nehisi Coates’s journey; and a secretive NYPD task force closing down music venues

With the arrival of the first superhero film to feature a black lead since 1998's Blade, a reading list on black comic-book culture

What to read this weekend: the symbolism of Korean landscape painting, the risks in curation’s activist mantle and politics as performance

Video

Frieze Art Fair Video - 18 Apr 2018

Watch Hank Willis Thomas describe his monument to the victims of gun violence, premiering at Frieze New York 2018

frieze video - 07 Mar 2018

Fifty years on, Ellen Mara De Wachter retraces Robert Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of his time

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