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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

What to read this weekend: inside the world of crypto-collectibles, Ingvar Kamprad’s moral manifesto and tracing a culture as it disperses

Essential reading this weekend – boredom and dystopia in slow cinema, the return of London’s Hayward Gallery and the dark drawings of Gus Bofa

Capitalist crisis and childhood, the flawed art of translation and can the academic write? What to read this weekend

Video

frieze video - 09 Aug 2018

For our ‘Altered States’ issue, a specially-commissioned video, Fourth State, featuring filmmaker and artist David Lynch

Sponsored Content - 30 Jul 2018

As Varejão’s ‘Saunas and Baths’ paintings and ‘Meat Ruins’ sculptures go on show at Victoria Miro, Venice, the Brazilian artist on her work’s layers of meaning

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