Five things to watch this weekend

From dystopian fiction and missing persons cases to Scandi-noir — what to watch this weekend.

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CHRIS THURMAN: Art helps us to interrogate our climate of isolation

Pebofatso Mokoena is fascinated and revulsed by attempts to pack humans into spaces that should not contain them

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Bitches Brew is still intoxicating 50 years on

Miles Davis’s gift to contemporary music for the ages is as controversial and brilliant today as it was on its release half a century ago

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ALEXIA WALKER: How the pandemic is changing the art world, and fast

Fairs and museums are being forced to go online in the face of global cancellations

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Five things to watch this weekend

What to binge this weekend: corporate evil and the downsides of gentrification are on the menu

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Woody Allen’s memoir is certainly not apropos of nothing

Allen might have to go the self-publication route if his French publishers choose to pull the plug like Hachette has.

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CHRIS THURMAN: Love in the time of coronavirus

A trio of artists highlight that a meaningful existence must emphasise connection above all else

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World of self-isolation: scoffing carbs, talking to yourself and going to the dogs

Even the internet fails to chew up nervous energy during a quarantine at home after a trip to Italy

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Zimbabwe sculptor’s fame is written in stone, worldwide

Dominic Benhura’s sculptures are in galleries from Australia to the US and Italy, and their enduring appeal pulled him from poverty

Five things to watch this weekend

What to line up for your weekend binge-watching pleasure.

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CHRIS THURMAN: Naked truth rendered with age-old beauty

Tienie Pritchard has been challenging the puritanical distaste for nudity since the 1970s

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Hollywood is losing its battle with the coronavirus

Box office sales are down the world over following the outbreak of the virus

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Can the art world clean up its act?

In the secretive art market, legislation to combat money laundering has landed like a bomb

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Five things to watch this weekend

From scandals to spy dramas, cooing babies and sex addicts — here’s what’s in store

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CHRIS THURMAN: Restitution of stolen artefacts creates opportunities for a sharing of ideas

Connections can be made between the objects and present-day issues and experiences

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An ode to the enduring attraction of red bottoms

The Paris building that inspired Louboutin to exhibit his work

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