The Origins of Speculative Realism: Portraits of California-based artist Lutz Bacher, the French collective Claire Fontaine, and painter Maria Lassnig. Tobias Madison presents his Artist’s Favourites. Nav Haq discusses Jeremy Deller’s “Acid Brass” and Pablo Larios visits Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler gallery in Berlin. According to Alex Kitnick, Harmony Korine’s new film “Spring Breakers” plunges us into post-political terror. And Armen Avanessian, Suhail Malik, and others discuss the origins of speculative thought and its tangible impact on contemporary art.