Required Reading

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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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Required Reading

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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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 23, 2014

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This week, the Oxford comma debate, artists and being liked, science and bisexuality, longform on Twitter, best pizza in New York, and much much more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 16, 2014

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This week, the web turned 25, the art world is infatuated with a new person, photographers in Hungary are concerned, Sylvain Chomet does The Simpsons, writing tips, the economics of the sex trade, and more.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on March 9, 2014

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This week, the state of artist studios, doxxing mania, startup slavery, Zwirner talks to Charlie Rose, fetishizing slums, where people read most, best graffiti of the week, and more.

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