The Whole World Is Invited

The new Munch Museum will open in the heart of Oslo this autumn with Tracey Emin, Sandra Mujinga, and black metal band Satyricon all joining the party. Still, someone has to be a party pooper.

Precarious Workout

Thinking with Simone Weil and Thomas Hirschhorn, precariousness and fragmentation emerge as forces that reshape ideas of power, monuments, and art’s role in our troubled present.

Brave New Art World

Revolution or fad? When Beeple’s NFT-work Everydays: The First 5000 days is sold at Christie’s this week, it will show where the art market is headed after COVID-19.

An Unforgettable Year

Few will feel any great desire to look back on 2020. Even so, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic provided some memorable artistic highlights in the Nordic countries.

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Sensitive Days

Mamma Andersson oscillates between landscape drama and silent homes in a major solo show at Louisiana presenting confident paintings with a laid back vibrating undercurrent.

Dead Phallus

In Matthew Barney’s comeback at the Hayward in London, self-mythologising has given way to a dark and icy world where environmental violence prevails.