What results from urban planning, social practice, and a hunger for change? Theaster Gates at Richard Gray may be it. The latest exhibition from the Chicago based artist emphasised the intersection of fine art and social progression.
Robilant + Voena present the photographs of Ugo Mulas in an exhibition that reveals the power of Italian post-war art through a new lens. Curated by Francesca Pola in collaboration with the Archivio Ugo Mulas, the exhibition sheds light on the innovative approach undertaken by Mulas in photography.
Videogames speak culture with ever increasing fluency, but cultural policy doesn’t speak much videogame (yet)
The widening gap in youth mortality between the developed and developing world is down to traffic accidents, violence and disease, a new analysis shows
His subversive drawings ridiculed authority figures and inspired the look of Freddie Mercury and the Village People. A new film tells the story of Touko Laaksonen’s rise to become Europe’s kinkiest art export
There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
An exhibit by controversial artist Dana Schultz, accused of profiting from black pain, has led to anger, the latest in an increasingly long line of art world protests
A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum examines the history of racial persecution in the US while steering clear of explicit violence
Every year millions of garments are discarded as consumers ditch fast-fashion styles for a new wardrobe. At last the industry is acting – but more has to be done
Via concept art and sketches, we look at how developer Arkane envisaged one of the most visually spectacular games of the year
Gucci pays homage to sci-fi cinema, Kenzo is referencing the faded glamour of La Dolce Vita and Calvin Klein thinks we’re in the middle of the apocalypse. This autumn’s fashion campaign ads are a reflection of a bleak and astounded age
The rock star Alice Cooper has found an Andy Warhol masterpiece that could be worth millions “rolled up in a tube” in a storage locker.
Tate Modern, London
Civil rights meet aesthetics in this riveting survey of 20 crucial years of black American art and struggle
A range of alternative galleries have sprung up in the city, creating micro-museums that offer unique experiences not found in ‘white-walled galleries’
She put the shooting of her boyfriend on Facebook live. Now artist Luke Willis Thompson has turned Diamond Reynolds into a different kind of screen star
Austrian artist, whose bloody installation for Dark Mofo has sparked protests and controversy, says he has never been interested in provocation
Print from 1963 based on photo-booth image of artist obsessed with cult of celebrity to be sold at auction for first time
Four years ago, Portugal’s capital felt like a ‘city on its knees’. Now it is being touted as hip, cheap and innovative. But is the socialist government failing Lisbon’s poor in its rush to revitalise?
For Sgt Pepper’s 50th anniversary, the great psychedelic visionary of feminist art has created a giant mop-top mural inspired by Fixing a Hole – a song that sums up what she has spent her entire career doing
Turner prize-winning artist says he hopes posters are self-explanatory – especially after Theresa May’s social care U-turn