Required Reading

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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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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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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 19, 2015

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This week, swapping a run-down house and a Henry Moore sculpture, only 18% of Artforum covers have featured art by women, the mysterious world of the “sneakernet,” how Imelda Marcos bought a Goya, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 12, 2015

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This week, overcharging billionaire art collectors, the recent fascination with medieval art, the world’s last male white rhino, discovering the previous life of Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s “Young Girl Reading,” and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 5, 2015

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This week, sound art theory, Yemen’s embattled museums, troubled arts philanthropy in Toronto, British Surrealist Leonora Carrington, Russian internet trolls, galactic Easter eggs, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 29, 2015

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This week, the secrets of late Barnett Newman paintings, Parviz Tanavoli in the spotlight, Asian-American poetry and visual art, glitch art, old US infographics, dinosaurs at MoMA, and more.

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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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