Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 22, 2015

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This week, the post-AIDS body, the conservatives are trying to change higher education in North Carolina, Saudi Arabia is destroying its heritage, white fragility, skin tone in comics, cat haikus, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 15, 2015

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This week, considering why museums publish online, destroying an Islamic museum, a new peacock spider, Mac’s original icons, male shaming, 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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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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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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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 15, 2015

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This week, Anish Kapoor’s new perpetual whirlpool, Ruscha’s lost rock art, artists who stayed in Nazi Germany, Beck and Warhol, why the dollar sign is an S, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 8, 2015

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This week, profiting from antiquities, public parks for billionaires, net neutrality, deleting the internet, the ethics of selfies, McDonalds that won’t decay, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 1, 2015

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This week, learning from Skymall’s surrealism, Berlin’s memorials, Orientalism in Montreal, BIG in DC, Renzo Piano in Paris, Japanese memes mocking ISIS, the influence of Joseph Beuys on Abramović, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 25, 2015

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This week, artists and drones, archiving the web, Russian art manifestos, the lies of American Sniper, modern life, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 18, 2015

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This week, tax breaks for billionaire art collectors, architecture of art fairs, assholes who think they’re geniuses, the problem with #AllLivesMatter, a slave who freed herself, literary California, and more.

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