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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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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 27, 2015

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This week, origins of Etruscans, Pollock in Dallas, artists and scholars on the margins, Iran’s underground, MSM’s obsession with terrorism, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 20, 2015

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This week, Calatrava’s new Brazilian museum, an intergenerational dialogue in the arts, Chicago artists respond to the Laquan MacDonald video, issues with public art in New York, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 13, 2015

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This week, being trolled by Fox News, a photograph that took 720,000 exposures to get right, Lee Miller’s war photography, ISIS and looting, drones catching drones, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 6, 2015

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This week, the rise of philanthrocaptialism, race debt in the US, how images fade in the media, Pantone’s colors of the year, the Art Preservation Index, and more.

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MIAMI BEACH — There has been a stabbing in the Nova section of the Art Basel Miami Beach fair.

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Last week, Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed was on her way to a four-day trip in Istanbul, hoping to explore a metropolis known for its architectural marvels and history.

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You have limited time, but you need to know where to go. Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here’s our take on what to expect.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on November 29, 2015

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This week, serious landscape painting, profiling the Met’s Sheena Wagstaff, living in a Frank Lloyd Wright home, the first thing ever purchased on the internet, and more.

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Jason Andrew of the Estate of Jack Tworkov recently uncovered a new cache of Thanksgiving photographs featuring some of the leading Abstract Expressionists.

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