Hrag Vartanian

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ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on March 10, 2015

Utagawa Hiroshige, “Asakusa Ricefields and Torinomachi Festival” from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (1857)

This week, Bushwick is being talked about in Gramercy, feminist punk is a thing, Japanese cats are in the spotlight, Francesca Woodman is having a show, critics talk art, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 8, 2015

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This week, an image-heavy Required Reading explores the memes that set the internet on fire, and MoMA’s R&D Salons are now online.

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It didn’t. I lied. I’m sorry. But I did like these things at the Art Dealers Association of America’s (ADAA) art fair.

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Today, a three-day conference titled Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street begins at Pratt Institute and New York University.

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ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on March 3, 2015

Jeff Gibson, Destruction of 'Home Sweet Home' (2015)

It’s here again, and the art volk will be descending on New York for Armory Week.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 1, 2015

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This week, Triennial opinions, a sliding glass house, theory of the dick pic, Facebook reveals how its users voted on #TheDress, LACMA collects Latin American colonial art, and more.

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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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Events

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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