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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 24, 2016

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This week, identity art, the impact of AIDS on art, color palettes of masterpieces, artist responsibility, Afro-pessimism, journalism problems, the Prince font, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 17, 2016

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This week, the attention web, Art Institute of Chicago’s rehanging, Superman’s Jewishness, Libeskind in Kurdistan, defining neoliberalism, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 10, 2016

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This week, the brilliance of Gordon Parks, sculptor wasps, tourists and archeological sites, Bridget Riley on her art, bad art, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 3, 2016

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This week, archeology politics, critical thinking and painting, futurist terms, #terroristselfie, how people spend time online, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on March 27, 2016

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This week, the obit of Jesus, white male pathology, Giorgione, Thelma Golden, RuPaul, crowdsourcing a name, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on March 20, 2016

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This week, the failure of OWS, Instagram’s impact on photography, the dominant aesthetic of the last decade, populist art from the Syrian civil war, Emily Dickinson as radical, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on March 13, 2016

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This week, the oldest photo of New York, galleries and museums and money, troubles at the Picasso estate, first dates for conceptual artists, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on March 6, 2016

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This week, Eli Broad and LA charter schools, Calatrava’s new Manhattan boondoggle, selfie politics, Umberto Eco and Donald Trump, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on February 28, 2016

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This week, the whiteness of power in the US, Minnesota’s racist State Capitol paintings, black women and the Oscars, poet Eileen Myles defends Hillary Clinton, does eastern Congo need an art gallery, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 21, 2016

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This week, Paul Allen’s art collection, Robert Caro talks, copyediting Donald Trump, critics of color in February, and more.

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