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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 26, 2016

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This week, court room comedy, typography in Blade Runner, Trump’s architectural legacy, China’s deleted buildings, white working class, and more.

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Weekend Words: Leave

by Weekend Editors on June 26, 2016

Paolo Veronese,

“How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”

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In a remarkable demonstration of how to inflame public sentiment and paint one’s own organization as a vulgar and racist political group, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has unveiled a billboard in support of the campaign to have Britain exit the European Union that visually references Nazi propaganda.

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LONDON — Much of the Brexit debate has focused on questions of economy, immigration, and security, which will be most impacted by the decision. But little has been said of the arts — one of the most multicultural industries in Britain today.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 19, 2016

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

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Weekend Words: Summer

by Weekend Editors on June 19, 2016

Caspar David Friedrich,

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”

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And the title of “World’s Ugliest Color” goes to: Pantone 448C!

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 12, 2016

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

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Weekend Words: Indecent

by Weekend Editors on June 12, 2016

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“Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 5, 2016

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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.

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