Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 13, 2014

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This week, how to protect your passwords online, ignorance is bliss, the Jesus Wife Papyrus is not fake, 8 million flower petals in Costa Rica, Minimalism redux, million-dollar painting trashed, Bush paintings’ lazy sourcing, Koons on inflatables, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 6, 2014

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This week, the Bechdel test’s impact on movie revenue, the 17-year-old who slept with Ginsburg and Burroughs, Sotheby’s redesign, internet as propaganda tool, LACMA and Tinder, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 30, 2014

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This week, fonts can save money, trend piece bs, best press photos, Wu Tang Clan’s art experiment, booksellers leaving Manhattan, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 23, 2014

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This week, the Oxford comma debate, artists and being liked, science and bisexuality, longform on Twitter, best pizza in New York, and much much more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 16, 2014

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This week, the web turned 25, the art world is infatuated with a new person, photographers in Hungary are concerned, Sylvain Chomet does The Simpsons, writing tips, the economics of the sex trade, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 9, 2014

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This week, the state of artist studios, doxxing mania, startup slavery, Zwirner talks to Charlie Rose, fetishizing slums, where people read most, best graffiti of the week, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 2, 2014

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This week, tensions in Ukraine mount, responsibility of architects, aestheticizing politics, Spike Lee’s gentrification rant, Ai Weiwei on the internet’s influence on his work, and much more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 23, 2014

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This week, reinterpreting the Parthenon, Wall Streeters behaving badly, considering Hannah Höch, academic writing, remaking Robocop, modern day slavery, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 16, 2014

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This week, Jasper Johns speaks about his new series, Gehry critique, world press freedoms, what makes a good photo, origin of the word fuck, scientists make nuclear fusion, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 9, 2014

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This week, the Sochi Olympics look a lot like art, the internet has a style guide, art history of slavery in Canada, 101 female artists got Wiki pages recently, who benefits from NEA grants, and more.

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