Etel Adnan

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. Courtesy: PARISLA

‘The art world is becoming more conservative’: for a new series, the Director of Castello di Rivoli speaks about her experience in the arts

Nottingham Contemporary, UK

The revolutionary power of joy, the pleasures of the small magazine and Charles Mingus’s eggnog: what to read (and drink) this weekend

Growing old and growing value 

Etel Adnan, Andrzej Steinbach, Haegue Yang, and more: a guide to the best shows in the city

Etel Adnan, Francis Alÿs, Megan Rooney and more: a guide to the best current shows in the capital

Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland

Lilla Cabot Perry, The Black Hat, 1914, oil on canvas, 128 × 92 cm. Courtesy: Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire

A number of  long-overdue exhibitions have recently celebrated the achievements of overlooked women artists.

Photograph: Edward Park

Journals, poems, biography and ‘direct implication’– the year in books

Alex Farquharson and Kaelen Wilson-Goldie grapple with the complexities of dOCUMENTA (13)

By and

frieze invites artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige to write about the images that have informed their practice

In an ongoing series, frieze asks an artist, curator or writer to list the books that have influenced them