Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on September 25, 2016

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This week, the Facebook near-billionaire secretly funding Trump’s meme machine, Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Black American history, pocket politics, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on September 18, 2016

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This week, CATS in the London tube, Shriver’s cultural appropriation heard around the world, Clinton’s white supremacy explainer, normalizing Trump, Gawken, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on September 11, 2016

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This week, the US flag and Black protest art, walking into a rainbow, Obama’s cold shoulder to the arts, a first look at the collection of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on September 4, 2016

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This week, the dawn of the Anthropocene, the true story of Bob Ross, Stuart Davis, Grangerizing, the future of “the American dream,” the Dismal Swamp, and much more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on August 28, 2016

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This week, the new African American museum, the troubles of nonprofit workers, Norton Museum’s Cranach diptych, the Qatari art scene, colonial nostalgia, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on August 21, 2016

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This week, goodbye, Gawker, Zombie Urbanism, Olympic medals for art, criticizing McMansions, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on August 14, 2016

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This week, why we need art, art students today, office design in Tokyo, meth in North Korea, a 17th-century Turkish travel writer, writing the other, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on August 7, 2016

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This week, minimalism and class pollitics, art and drugs, hackers extort web users, Zumthor redesign for LACMA revealed, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on July 31, 2016

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This week, art in shadow banking, the impact of focal length, oppressive minimalism, slave labor at the White House, Werner Herzog on Pokémon Go, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on July 24, 2016

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This week, digitizing the Library of Congress, conceptual art in Britain, the context for Hellenistic art, the five genders of Native American cultures, pomo ethics, and more.

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