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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 21, 2014

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This week, Santa’s Chinese elves, 200 journalists in prison, troll hunters, inequality and Uber, top selfie searches, art bros, and more.

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Galleries

The Colorful Past of Huguette Caland

by Hrag Vartanian on December 16, 2014

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For the last four decades, artist Huguette Caland has largely languished in obscurity.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on December 16, 2014

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This week, Skowhegan, Flux Factory, Thomas Struth, Susan Te Kahurangi King, Reuven Israel, and much much more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 14, 2014

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This week, JR’s eyes in #BlackLivesMatter protest, Republicans and torture, museums and big data, saving Wikipedia, the meaning of graffiti in ancient Rome, and more.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on December 9, 2014

Exterior of Printed Matter, Chelsea, Manhattan

This week, join us for our final Crossing Brooklyn ArtTalk, learn about Zombie Formalism, celebrate the history of Printed Matter, discuss representations of African-American males in contemporary art, and much more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 7, 2014

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This week, art rising to the challenge of our times, Instagram CEO’s insane statement, then Jeffrey Deitch’s insane statement, Hans Ulrich Obrist is profiled, Miami’s museums, purpose of Art Basel Miami Beach, and more.

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Theaters

Dancing at the Speed of the Internet

by Hrag Vartanian on December 4, 2014

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MIAMI BEACH — There’s the whiff of grand ambition in MEEM 4 MIAMI, which is artist Ryan McNamara’s new version of his award-winning commission for the Performa 13 performance art biennial.

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MIAMI BEACH — At Art Basel Miami Beach, the city’s biggest contemporary art trade show, the accoutrements of galleries are as significant as the works on display because they contribute to the frame through which we see these wares.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on December 2, 2014

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This week, last chance to see the Statue of Liberty deconstructed, consider artists who excel in their old age, listen to the strange story of Alan Turing, and so much more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on November 30, 2014

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This week, Ferguson, David Hockney and the avant-garde, Francis Bacon’s “missing” exhibition, art in a mall, Persian calligraphy, naked in a Yves Klein sculpture, the infamous 19th-century “Ape Woman,” and more.

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