Hrag Vartanian

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The elusive street artist Banksy has released a two-minute video featuring his new art works in Gaza which highlight the plight of the area’s 1.8 million Palestinian residents.

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ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on February 24, 2015

Jennifer Marvillas,

This week, the New Museum Triennial opens, there’s a performance and music night at Panoply, a digital book talk at Columbia, Flux counterfeits cash, Michael Snow has a group show, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 22, 2015

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This week, snow graffiti, free newspapers online, Jon Stewart on architecture, Photoshop at 25, Iranian beauty standards for women, Pussy Riot and Eric Garner, and more.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on February 17, 2015

'Entartete Kunst’ Berlin exhibition postcard

This week may be freezing in New York, but things are heating up in the art world with a symposium on Nazis looted art, the importance of Brooklyn painting, the Chinese Lunar New York, bootlegged art, and more.

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Hyperallergic has learned that a lawyer representing photographer Donald Graham has sent cease and desist letters to Richard Prince and the Gagosian Gallery over the unauthorized use of his photograph “Rastafarian Smoking a Joint, Jamaica.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 15, 2015

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This week, Anish Kapoor’s new perpetual whirlpool, Ruscha’s lost rock art, artists who stayed in Nazi Germany, Beck and Warhol, why the dollar sign is an S, and more.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on February 10, 2015

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This week, New York is the center of the art geek universe as the College Art Association conference touches down in Manhattan starting Wednesday — we can’t wait.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 8, 2015

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This week, profiting from antiquities, public parks for billionaires, net neutrality, deleting the internet, the ethics of selfies, McDonalds that won’t decay, and more.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on February 3, 2015

Mary-Ann Kokoska,

After a week of snow, you probably want to shake off the flakes and do something fun.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 1, 2015

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This week, learning from Skymall’s surrealism, Berlin’s memorials, Orientalism in Montreal, BIG in DC, Renzo Piano in Paris, Japanese memes mocking ISIS, the influence of Joseph Beuys on Abramović, and more.

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