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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 31, 2016

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This week, global warming and archaeology, Barbie’s new looks, Christine Chubbuck’s mysterious suicide footage, photos that got a photographer banned from North Korea, drone racing, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on January 17, 2016

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This week, rip-off photographer, questions about the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Erdoğan vs. Chomsky, David Bowie’s favorite artists, the Tinderization of emotions, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on January 10, 2016

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This week, David Bowie’s style as a GIF, Sean Penn and El Chapo, wealthy artists and grants, MOCA’s new permanent collection installation, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on January 3, 2016

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This week, Gramsci hates New Year’s, art market bubble, advice from art dealers, remembering Ellsworth Kelly, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on December 27, 2015

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This week, origins of Etruscans, Pollock in Dallas, artists and scholars on the margins, Iran’s underground, MSM’s obsession with terrorism, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on December 20, 2015

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This week, Calatrava’s new Brazilian museum, an intergenerational dialogue in the arts, Chicago artists respond to the Laquan MacDonald video, issues with public art in New York, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on December 13, 2015

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This week, being trolled by Fox News, a photograph that took 720,000 exposures to get right, Lee Miller’s war photography, ISIS and looting, drones catching drones, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on December 6, 2015

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This week, the rise of philanthrocaptialism, race debt in the US, how images fade in the media, Pantone’s colors of the year, the Art Preservation Index, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on November 29, 2015

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This week, serious landscape painting, profiling the Met’s Sheena Wagstaff, living in a Frank Lloyd Wright home, the first thing ever purchased on the internet, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on November 22, 2015

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This week, the Statue of Liberty’s Muslim origins, Martin Wong in the Bronx, CNN’s objectivity lie, Jackson Pollock’s prints and drawings, antiquities on eBay, why audio doesn’t go viral, and more.

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