A painting of a dead African-American, by a white artist in the Whitney Biennial, triggers further intense debate over rights to representation.
Also watch Mira Soulio's finely observed film about Australian documentary photographer Robert Mc Farlane, a master of the black and white image captured in available light.
Screen works by Japan's team Lab were a highlight of Adelaide's 2016 Oz Asia Festival.
Sample the superb animation of crashing waves and the slowed sweep of brushstroke art in these evocations of traditional art now showing in Sydney.
Read why the ABC's Seven Types of Ambiguity doesn't work; see how Escape from New York predicted Trump's America; and ponder art's response at Adelaide's Samstag to relentless human assault on the oceans.
Lauren Carroll Harris travels to Kandos in regional NSW to experience Cementa17, witnessing a town and surrounds turned over to innovative art and ecological thinking, raising key questions about local engagement and infrastructure capacity.
In Julia Ducournau’s Raw, a "brutally perceptive portrait of adolescent transformation," "the struggle between human caring and the all-consuming cannibalistic urge, is never downplayed nor simplified," writes an engrossed Katerina Sakkas.
The Farm (Gold Coast) and Co3 (Perth) unite to create Frank Enstein, a dance work for younger audiences based on the series of books for children but upgraded to adolescent longing for love, realised with powerful choreography and a great sense of fun, writes Kathryn Kelly.
We mourn the passing of John Clarke, writer and performer, and the loss of the wry eye he cast on the increasingly self-parodying state of Australian politics in Clarke and Dawe and, looking back, on bureaucracy in the brilliantly incisive The Games, a classic.