Required Reading

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 15, 2015

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This week, Anish Kapoor’s new perpetual whirlpool, Ruscha’s lost rock art, artists who stayed in Nazi Germany, Beck and Warhol, why the dollar sign is an S, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 8, 2015

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This week, profiting from antiquities, public parks for billionaires, net neutrality, deleting the internet, the ethics of selfies, McDonalds that won’t decay, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on February 1, 2015

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This week, learning from Skymall’s surrealism, Berlin’s memorials, Orientalism in Montreal, BIG in DC, Renzo Piano in Paris, Japanese memes mocking ISIS, the influence of Joseph Beuys on Abramović, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 25, 2015

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This week, artists and drones, archiving the web, Russian art manifestos, the lies of American Sniper, modern life, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 18, 2015

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This week, tax breaks for billionaire art collectors, architecture of art fairs, assholes who think they’re geniuses, the problem with #AllLivesMatter, a slave who freed herself, literary California, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 11, 2015

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This week, the fallout from the Charlie Hebdo massacre dominated the news, while artist Tania Bruguera talks about her detention in Cuba, questions are raised about John Elderfield’s conflict of interest, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 4, 2015

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This week, photographing the oldest trees on earth, considering Cuban freedom, gay tours of the Vatican, the art world’s patron “Satan,” death of the artist (again), making the internet more global, autotuning John Cage, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 28, 2014

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This week, New York’s creative soul, social media sell-out, KFC in Japan, bad architecture, dressing the same around the world, web 3.0, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 21, 2014

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This week, Santa’s Chinese elves, 200 journalists in prison, troll hunters, inequality and Uber, top selfie searches, art bros, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on December 14, 2014

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This week, JR’s eyes in #BlackLivesMatter protest, Republicans and torture, museums and big data, saving Wikipedia, the meaning of graffiti in ancient Rome, and more.

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