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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on July 17, 2016

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This week, Cleveland artists and the RNC, Nicole Eisenman’s genius, the Baton Rouge protest image in context, blackness and contemporary art, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on July 3, 2016

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This week, the lie in Gay Talese’s new book, Jupiter’s northern lights, socially engaged art in Tunisia, Angels in America as great art, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on June 26, 2016

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This week, court room comedy, typography in Blade Runner, Trump’s architectural legacy, China’s deleted buildings, white working class, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on June 19, 2016

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This week, bohemian Paris, a strange satirical Trump video, a floating villa, the disappearance of the rifle emoji, livestreaming death, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on June 5, 2016

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This week, Getty’s recorded art history, Muhammad Ali’s radical history, Michelle Obama’s commencement speech, Morley Safer as artist, venture philanthropists, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on May 29, 2016

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This week, 72 new emojis, being photographed by Mapplethorpe, Dublin’s artist studio problems, empathy vs exploitation, Warhol on Trump, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on May 22, 2016

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This week, US architecture’s odd couple, Roberta Smith about the new SFMOMA, Taibbi on Trump, censorship in Israel, multi-generational affluence in Florence, animals in art project, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on May 15, 2016

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This week, bell hooks on Beyoncé, photographs from behind, makeshift memorials to gun violence in New York, Philip-Lorca diCorcia on the art market.

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by Hrag Vartanian on May 8, 2016

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This week, the Pope in the Sistine Chapel, logo ripoffs, art’s connection to OxyContin, Saudi Arabia’s destruction of Yemeni cultural heritage, gender disparity in the art world, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 1, 2016

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This week, the new SFMOMA, artist-gallery breakups, Obama and the Churchill bust, portraits out of data, Moscow’s tacky art problem, and more.

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