Politics

What does the new music genre 'necropolo' reveal about Poland's current political situation? 

The controversy over the Guggenheim’s ‘Art and China after 1989’ show highlights animal rights activists as one of art’s most ‘engaged’ audiences

A slew of exhibitions commemorates the centenary of the Russian Revolution 

Life in Roman Britain - The Story of Britain, a BBC educational video hosted on YouTube

Christopher Nolan's 'Hobbesian anti-art' and the spectacular implosion of Shia LaBeouf's 'He Will Not Divide Us': what to read this weekend

From being citizens to lovers, the most important things in life can’t be professionalized.

From a wild child to a talking mongoose: what to read this weekend

Playgrounds as radical propositions, the problem with Okja, and debating ‘the dirtbag left’: what to read this weekend

From unmasking an author to literary dress sense: what to read this weekend

Whose Streets?, 2017, film still. Courtesy: Sundance Institute; photograph: Lucas Alvarado Farrar 

This year’s Sundance Film Festival featured more movies directed by women than ever before, but gender discrimination in the industry is still ende

Sol Calero, ‘Interiores’, 2017, installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy: Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund; photograph: Simon Vogel

From a biography of the Daily Mail to monuments to Karl Marx: what to read this weekend

Gill-Revue, Le Salon Pour Rire, 1868, lithograph. Courtesy: Chewday’s, London

From why its good to repeat jokes to how to keep it impersonal: what to read about this weekend

Jacqueline de Jong, The Situationist Times, 1962–67, covers of issues 5 and 6, designed and edited by Jacqueline de Jong. Courtesy: the artist and the Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven

From situationists to shame: what to read this weekend