The Barbican survey’s biographical focus detracts from the fervent energy of the paintings themselves
The acclaimed filmmaker insists we notice skin colour, and acknowledge the politics of its presence and presentations
Chris Fite-Wassilak is an art writer based in London.
The site of Emmeline Pankhurst’s statue in Westminster was chosen by her fellow suffragists – there is no reason for it to change
The sculptor has made quietly effective political work in the past. Will he do so again next year?