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John Akomfrah to represent Britain at Venice Biennale
The artist known for exploring racial injustice, migration and climate crisis in his films and multiscreen installations will fill the British pavilion next year

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Jenkin van Zyl on his death-defying art: ‘Setting myself on fire was idiotic. But the shot is amazing’
He makes films filled with gore, monsters and bizarre fetishes and looks like Mr Tumnus at a techno club. Could this prosthetics-wearing, jockstrap-clad raver be the UK’s most exciting new artist?

Hettie Judah

23, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Douglas Gordon review – pop is a light that never goes out
Using snatches of illuminated song lyrics, Neon Ark cleverly shows how words that aren’t our own can be intimately felt

Jonathan Jones

13, Dec, 2022 @12:12 PM

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David Hockney joins immersive art trend with new London show
Four-storey-high space in King’s Cross to merge physical and digital worlds to let visitors ‘see the world through his eyes’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

16, Nov, 2022 @2:20 PM

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A Green and Pleasant Land (HA-HA) review – laughing across social divides
Lakwena Maciver’s subversive exhibition asks us to actively chuckle at her bold displays of protest and revolution

Hannah Clugston

15, Nov, 2022 @3:39 PM

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‘We fight propaganda with art’: the Georgian festival hitting back at Putin
In a giant former Coca-Cola factory, Georgian and Ukrainian artists united for Culture Week Tbilisi, a show of defiance and solidarity that captured the harrowing reality of life under siege

Alex Needham

11, Nov, 2022 @3:08 PM

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The Horror Show! review – the bands, TV shows and artists who revealed Britain’s sinister psyche
Slicing into the nation’s dark side, this excellent show is full of phantoms ranging from Rachel Whiteread’s spectral House to the gothic terror of Inside No 9

Jonathan Jones

26, Oct, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Turner prize 2022 review – as baffling as ever
Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan, Heather Phillipson and Sin Wai Kin go head to head in a jumble of boyband promos, apocalyptic raves and the ghosts of racism

Laura Cumming

23, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Cecilia Vicuña: Brain Forest Quipu; Richard Mosse: Broken Spectre review – the world worn down
The cavernous Turbine Hall has become a spectral memory forest as Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña mourns the destruction of the Amazon rainforest

Laura Cumming

16, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Cecilia Vicuña review – the most moving Tate Turbine Hall installation for years
The Chilean artist and poet has hung up huge mobiles of fraying wool, knotted rope and debris mudlarked from the Thames, as an elegy to lost language and wilful destruction

Adrian Searle

10, Oct, 2022 @3:48 PM

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Lucian Freud: New Perspectives; Marina Abramović: Gates and Portals – review
Lucian Freud’s dispassionate work speaks for itself in a liberating show without wall texts, while Marina Abramović pushes our critic to the brink

Laura Cumming

02, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Marina Abramović’s Gates and Portals review – why surrender your liberty to these wafer-thin ideas?
The artist is not present in her latest show. Instead, visitors are shuffled about by volunteers trained in her Method, with a hint of Blair Witch ritual

Jonathan Jones

23, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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