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‘He’s elegant, troubled, and very sexual’: Mahmoud Khaled’s museum to an imaginary gay man
From a rotating leather bed to quotes from James Baldwin, the Egyptian artist has imagined the home and inner life of a fictitious, insomniac aesthete

Elizabeth Fullerton

05, Jul, 2022 @2:49 PM

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A Thousand Words for Weather; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2022 – review
Climate is the subject of a mesmerisingly subtle Artangel installation – but as the theme for the RA’s annual sprawl, it produces mostly disappointing results

Laura Cumming

26, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Fantastic Black artists, climate crisis in sound, and a Windrush victory – the week in art
Myths and Afrofuturism combine, installations go Back to Earth, Documenta embraces the collective, and a long-awaited public sculpture is unveiled – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

24, Jun, 2022 @2:22 PM

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‘I’m appalled’: The artist who put up a giant sign for refugees at sea to read
Nathan Coley has erected an illuminated sign facing out to sea at Newhaven, Sussex – which went up the day the government’s Rwanda plan for refugees was announced. How will the locals react?

Libby Brooks

20, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Destination masterpiece: 75 great artworks to see across the UK
From a Nubian god in Edinburgh to a Banksy in Bristol, our critics choose the most intriguing and important paintings, sculptures, installations for you to take in this summer

Jonathan Jones, Skye Sherwin and Nicholas Wroe

18, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘It’s impossible for me to say whether or not he was evil’: artist Lene Berg on her killer father
She’s made films about sex workers and Stalin. Now the Norwegian artist is investigating something closer to home – why her celebrated father murdered his second wife

Philip Oltermann

13, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Cornelia Parker review – the redemptive art of making something out of nothing
The artist transforms things unnoticed, or barely there, into a poetry of objects in this superbly curated retrospective

Laura Cumming

22, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jesse Darling: Enclosures review – part public toilet, part CCTV-infested hellscape
Using clay, porcelain and a plethora of surveillance cameras, the artist explores how our bodies are forced to submit to state control

Hettie Judah

18, May, 2022 @4:07 PM

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‘I feel your country’s anger’ – why the memorial to Britain’s Covid dead will be set ablaze
David Best’s temple-like monument will be filled with mementoes and notes from bereaved relatives – then torched. The Burning Man sculptor explains how this will create a path to peace

Kat Lister

17, May, 2022 @2:44 PM

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John Akomfrah on Stuart Hall: ‘When I first read him, I thought he was white’
The artist is revisiting his three-screen film about the legendary thinker and activist, which takes in jazz, Vietnam, and the family trauma that haunted Hall

Colin Grant

16, May, 2022 @11:55 AM

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Bob Dylan unveils his largest-ever sculpture, of a railway freight car
Rail Car, which Dylan describes as representing ‘perception and reality at the same time’, is installed on train tracks in a Provence vineyard

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2022 @10:38 AM

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Takeaway spoons, solitary confinement and a nuclear camera: 10 must-see shows at London Gallery Weekend
Galleries across London will show contemporary art from across the world this weekend – for free. Here are our top picks

Skye Sherwin

11, May, 2022 @8:48 AM

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