Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 8, 2014

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This week, the relationship of the superrich and art, art exhibitions in malls, the seven deadly digital sins, rise of Russian propaganda, queering Black Metal, what the 9/11 Museum is missing, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 1, 2014

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This week, women in street art, the worst waiter in history, art market bubble, a broken Picasso plate, reviewing Chipotle lit, the capitalist imagination, immigration stats, letters in words, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 25, 2014

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This week, Glasgow’s Macintosh building is mostly saved, a meditation on the essence of video games, background on the Joe Scanlan/Donelle Woolford project, the World Cup goes viral, the legacy of Anthony Caro, a giant golden calf piñata, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 18, 2014

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This week, damaged Rothko back on view at the Tate, Latin American art in US museums, documentary photographer and the anger of their subjects, Istanbul’s disastrous new protest space, Hiroshi Sugimoto in Paris, stereotyping the “other” on book covers, and more.

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by Hrag Vartanian on May 11, 2014

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This week, Peggy Guggenheim troubles, bell hooks on Beyoncé, Marianne Boesky on art, an unknown genius of Art Deco, lack of diversity at the National Gallery of Art, ruining Thomas Kinkade, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 4, 2014

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This week, the secret of the pyramids, morality of architects, bell hooks on Sheryl Sandberg’s “faux feminism,” photographing “whiteness,” Whitney Biennial on Charlie Rose, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 27, 2014

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This week, net neutrality is threatened, authenticating a Rothko, 3D printing homes, how hip-hop failed Black America, Shakespeare’s dictionary, probing “Stealing Banksy,” and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 13, 2014

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This week, how to protect your passwords online, ignorance is bliss, the Jesus Wife Papyrus is not fake, 8 million flower petals in Costa Rica, Minimalism redux, million-dollar painting trashed, Bush paintings’ lazy sourcing, Koons on inflatables, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 6, 2014

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This week, the Bechdel test’s impact on movie revenue, the 17-year-old who slept with Ginsburg and Burroughs, Sotheby’s redesign, internet as propaganda tool, LACMA and Tinder, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 30, 2014

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This week, fonts can save money, trend piece bs, best press photos, Wu Tang Clan’s art experiment, booksellers leaving Manhattan, and more.

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