Hrag Vartanian

ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 19, 2016

Post image for Required Reading

This week, bohemian Paris, a strange satirical Trump video, a floating villa, the disappearance of the rifle emoji, livestreaming death, and more.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Reflecting on the Complicated and Painful History of Anti-LGBTQ Violence in the US

I’ll never forget the day I wandered into Skylar Fein’s “Remember the UpStairs Lounge” (2008) at the Prospect.1 biennial in New Orleans.

Continue Reading →

Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on June 14, 2016

Post image for ArtRx NYC

This week, Vito Acconci opens at MoMA PS1 (and any serious art-lover will want to see it), El Museo del Sures will document the stories of South Williamsburg, Ida Applebroog talks about her childhood, and much much more.

Continue Reading →

ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 12, 2016

Post image for Required Reading

This week, Alex Israel shlock, Brooklyn’s most famous building, Howard Hodgkins is unhappy (in life), John Cage meets Sun Ra, and more.

Continue Reading →

Events

ArtRx NYC

by Hrag Vartanian on June 7, 2016

Post image for ArtRx NYC

This week, salsa dancing in a museum, learn from Martha Rosler about gentrification, talk about endangered languages with Mariam Ghani, explore Museum Mile, and more.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman on Their Arts-Centric Super PAC #Podcast

In our third episode of the Hyperallergic Podcast, we talk to artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman about their For Freedoms Super PAC.

Continue Reading →

ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 5, 2016

Post image for Required Reading

This week, Getty’s recorded art history, Muhammad Ali’s radical history, Michelle Obama’s commencement speech, Morley Safer as artist, venture philanthropists, and more.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Hyperallergic Podcast: Tania Bruguera, Mariam Ghani, Queens International

In our second episode we focus on New York’s borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city.

Continue Reading →

ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 29, 2016

Post image for Required Reading

This week, 72 new emojis, being photographed by Mapplethorpe, Dublin’s artist studio problems, empathy vs exploitation, Warhol on Trump, and more.

Continue Reading →

ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 22, 2016

Post image for Required Reading

This week, US architecture’s odd couple, Roberta Smith about the new SFMOMA, Taibbi on Trump, censorship in Israel, multi-generational affluence in Florence, animals in art project, and more.

Continue Reading →