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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 22, 2016

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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.

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Weekend Words: Social

by Weekend Editors on May 22, 2016

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“The nice thing about quotes is that they give us a nodding acquaintance with the originator, which is often socially impressive.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 15, 2016

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This week, bell hooks on Beyoncé, photographs from behind, makeshift memorials to gun violence in New York, Philip-Lorca diCorcia on the art market.

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Weekend Words: Tip

by Weekend Editors on May 15, 2016

Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste Raguenet,

“Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.”

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There’s a saying: “When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 8, 2016

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This week, the Pope in the Sistine Chapel, logo ripoffs, art’s connection to OxyContin, Saudi Arabia’s destruction of Yemeni cultural heritage, gender disparity in the art world, and more.

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Weekend Words: Space

by Weekend Editors on May 8, 2016

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“While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 1, 2016

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This week, the new SFMOMA, artist-gallery breakups, Obama and the Churchill bust, portraits out of data, Moscow’s tacky art problem, and more.

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Weekend Words: Alliance

by Weekend Editors on May 1, 2016

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“Alliance: In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other’s pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 24, 2016

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This week, identity art, the impact of AIDS on art, color palettes of masterpieces, artist responsibility, Afro-pessimism, journalism problems, the Prince font, and more.

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