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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 3, 2015

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This week, Instagram’s impact on art collecting, Chicago’s missing Keith Haring, 50 buildings in 50 cities, privilege at art museums, the largest object in the universe, and more.

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Weekend Words: Left

by Weekend Editors on May 3, 2015

Andrea del Sarto,

On Thursday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for President, and will run against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

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Jason Karolak and I spoke over beers in his studio one day during the never-ending winter.

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The central objects and images of Cabo Verde poet Corsino Fortes are deceptively simple: sun, moon, sea, stone, bread, drums, guitars, blood, palm, fist, thumb, and mouth, along with the colors red, yellow, and green, appear time and again throughout the book.

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Ed Sanders

In early 1966, following a New Years’ gig by his folk-rock band, the Fugs, the poet Ed Sanders woke up to find that his Peace Eye Bookstore, then on East 10th Street, had been raided by the NYPD.

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With America Is Hard to See, the exhibition inaugurating its luminous new Renzo Piano building, the Whitney has reclaimed its role among the city’s museums as the engine of the new.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on April 26, 2015

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This week, a quadruple rainbow, genocide at 100, remaking Mackintosh, poetry inspired by visual art, the creator of the emoticon, the first anime, and more.

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Weekend Words: Piano

by Weekend Editors on April 26, 2015

Édouard Vuillard,

On Mayday, the new Whitney Museum, designed by Renzo Piano, opens to the public.

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Bern Porter: Never Finish

by Carl Little on April 26, 2015

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It could be argued that Jenny Holzer’s appropriation of advertising language/modes owes something to the Maine-born, physicist-engineer-turned-poet Ben Porter’s brilliant anti-establishment send-ups of the admonitions of ad men.

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Post image for Language Is Not Colorless: The Amazing Writing of Sawako Nakayasu

Since the beginning of this century a number of poets of Asian descent have published books that have helped redefine the field of study known as Asian American poetry, while challenging the various received definitions of what constitutes avant-garde or innovative writing.

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