Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 28, 2015

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This week, USC’s embattled dean speaks, famous artists review books, defending gallery assistants, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 21, 2015

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This week, Malevich’s “Black Square,” paying comic artists, sexism in club culture, Egyptian photo archive goes Creative Commons, Irish slaves, encyclopedia of pasta, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 14, 2015

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This week, whiteness of the avant-garde, history of ultramarine, Christo’s new project in Italy, rise of the Yuccies, Jane Austen getting workshopped, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 7, 2015

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This week, erasing women from Impressionism, Miss Piggy as feminist, gentrification of the self, Louis Armstrong talks pot, inside the ka’ba, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 31, 2015

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This week, what scared Hitchcock, the future of digital arts publishing, paying for digital art commissions, copying what ISIS destroyed, an oil spill in “Christina’s World,” and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 24, 2015

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This week, France’s faux prehistoric cave, Palmyra’s importance, does color exist, dangers of selfie sticks, and more.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 17, 2015

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This week, Picasso and global inequality, mistaking art for a garbage can, Twitter’s abuse problem, gayness vs. homosexuality, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 10, 2015

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This week, sex in museums, too many Picassos, Grayson Perry’s Taj Mahal, inmates designing prisons, Kim Kardashian selfie analysis, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 3, 2015

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This week, Instagram’s impact on art collecting, Chicago’s missing Keith Haring, 50 buildings in 50 cities, privilege at art museums, the largest object in the universe, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 26, 2015

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This week, a quadruple rainbow, genocide at 100, remaking Mackintosh, poetry inspired by visual art, the creator of the emoticon, the first anime, and more.

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