Required Reading

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Required Reading

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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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on November 15, 2015

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This week, Paris > Beirut, Goya’s portraits, robber barons and looting, street art and gentrification, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on November 8, 2015

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This week, glorious space photos, Ben Carson’s Jesus kitsch, rich people trying to get a tax write-off, the Whitney Museum’s original sin, Jeff Wall’s insecurities, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on November 1, 2015

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This week, the origins of color, what art museums today should look like, a guide to feminist cybersecurity, a tax safe haven for selfish art collectors, emoticons as court evidence, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on October 25, 2015

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This week, nonbinary people and transgender visibility, democratic architecture, Amazon is suing reviewers, the earliest use of the ellipsis symbol in English, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on October 18, 2015

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This week, the secret drone war, guerrilla action in the British Museum, the unseen Michael Graves prototype in Brooklyn, the dark ages of the internet, removing tipping from restaurants, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on October 11, 2015

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This week, thoughts on art school, Syrian refugees take over a Danish newspaper, the problems with the American Dream, the future of reading, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on October 4, 2015

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This week, gallerist Marian Goodman speaks, why “bad boy” female artists are ignored, problems with architecture in Chicago, Brian Eno on the ecology of culture, the object that came alive at the British Museum, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on September 27, 2015

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This week, LA’s new Edsel of architecture, a doghouse architect, time-slice photography, photoshopping the Broad, the connection between video games and literature, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on September 20, 2015

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This week, a white poet’s yellowface, this Hirshhorn Museum’s new director and new problems, Brazilian Pop art politics, the photographic politics of Instagram, 4,500 Man Ray artworks in Queens, and more.

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