Hrag Vartanian

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on August 10, 2014

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This week, museums of the mind, Google captured in photos, a leaked document by Manifesta 10 curator Kasper König, 30 years of cell phone design, Sonny Rollins spoof goes wrong, online curators, and more.

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Graffiti in Beirut

There are few places I love in this world as much as Beirut.

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ArtRx LA: Summer Day Trips

by Hrag Vartanian on August 5, 2014

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This week, we’re all about summer day getaways. That perfect trip that will change your perspective and mood, while exposing you to something out of the ordinary.

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ArtRx NYC: Summer Day Trips

by Hrag Vartanian on August 5, 2014

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This week, we invite you to leave the city and explore the world outside NYC.

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Whether or not you consider the 4Chan post that recently sold for $90,900 art or not, it has certainly become the latest source of frenzy over the limits of commodification — or was it just a major troll on the click-hungry media?

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Artist Molly Crabapple has just published an extensive report on the conditions on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, where franchises of the Louvre of the Guggenheim museums will open in the coming years.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on August 3, 2014

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This week, auction houses stalking new buyers, Frick Museum controversies, objections to Norman Rockwell’s new biography, the impact of deskilling on arts education, should musicians play Tel Aviv, and more?

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Brooklyn Museum postcard

Starting September 3, the Brooklyn Museum will be free for visitors under 20.

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ArtRx LA

by Hrag Vartanian on July 29, 2014

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This week, there are a couple of new exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an intimate dance performance that runs through the month, and more.

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ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on July 29, 2014

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This week, Marcel Duchamp lands at Gagosian, a Syrian family’s dinner table is the subject of an exhibition, art book shops are making deals, Flux Factory is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and more.

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