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Why Marx got Venice Biennale invite

Charlotte Higgins talks to Venice Biennale director Okwui Enwezor about Marxism, bigotry and how Rolls-Royce sponsorship squeezes into the mix.

It’s Africa’s turn at the Tate

Tate will reflect its new international focus through a two-year programme of activities focused on Africa, beginning on November 24.

Arthur Miller — a restoration in progress

When dramatist Arthur Miller died, his obituary was headlined "The Great Pretender: Arthur Miller wasn't well liked -- and with good reason".

Master of artless art

Despite his many successes, Woody Allen still defers to those who inspired him

No Cannes do as Mel looks to revive reputation with The Beaver

Rarely has the Cannes Film Festival been the scene of so daring a plan -- the attempted resuscitation of Mel Gibson's shattered career.

China ‘like the middle ages’, says arrested artist

Two days before Ai Weiwei's disappearance, the artist spoke out at his Beijing studio about police surveillance and harassment.

Pullman versus the Gospels

Mary gave birth to twins, in author Philip Pullman's new book; Jesus was good but his brother, Christ, was a rogue. <em>Charlotte Higgins</em> reports

Transient beauty, not controversy, turns judges’ heads

The creator of a subtle and unashamedly beautiful fresco in gold leaf has been named this year's winner of Britain's most prestigious art prize.

Bring us more Bright Stars

Charlotte Higgins reports on Jane Campion's clarion call at the Cannes Film Festival for female directors to step up.

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