Hrag Vartanian

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Opposing the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement takes away the only effective nonviolent leverage that Palestinian society currently has.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 7, 2016

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This week, 100 jokes that shaped modern comedy, the information of critic Lawrence Alloway, critics of China are not safe, giant dancing bears on Twitter, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 31, 2016

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This week, global warming and archaeology, Barbie’s new looks, Christine Chubbuck’s mysterious suicide footage, photos that got a photographer banned from North Korea, drone racing, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 24, 2016

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This week, artists & empire, the first flower in space, Hollywood’s white problem, art in museum storage, MLK in Brooklyn, and more.

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Earlier this week, curator Christine Tohmé was told by Lebanese authorities that her passport renewal had been “suspended” due to a warrant against her.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 17, 2016

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This week, rip-off photographer, questions about the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Erdoğan vs. Chomsky, David Bowie’s favorite artists, the Tinderization of emotions, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 10, 2016

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This week, David Bowie’s style as a GIF, Sean Penn and El Chapo, wealthy artists and grants, MOCA’s new permanent collection installation, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 3, 2016

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This week, Gramsci hates New Year’s, art market bubble, advice from art dealers, remembering Ellsworth Kelly, and more.

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News

The Most Popular Hyperallergic Posts of 2015

by Hrag Vartanian on December 31, 2015

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We combed our stats to discover what the most popular stories of the year, and we discovered a good mix of news, commentary, reviews, satire, and interviews. In other words, what Hyperallergic is all about.

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Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on December 29, 2015

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You want to know how to finish off 2015 right? Our suggestions include a concert for peace, an experimental sound quilt, a warehouse extravaganza, fireworks in Grand Army Plaza, and maybe chill out in the new year with a silent Chaplin film program.

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