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Spearheaded by John Yau, Thomas Micchelli, and Albert Mobilio

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on June 7, 2015

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This week, erasing women from Impressionism, Miss Piggy as feminist, gentrification of the self, Louis Armstrong talks pot, inside the ka’ba, and more.

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Weekend Words: Shark

by Weekend Editors on June 7, 2015

John Singleton Copley,

Today is Damien Hirst’s 50th birthday.

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Post image for The Uses of Enchantment: Filling an Empty Altarpiece

RAVELLO — There’s a deconsecrated chapel perched high on a cliff in Ravello, Italy, overlooking the Amalfi Coast.

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Another Look at Robert Motherwell

by John Yau on June 7, 2015

Robert Motherwell,

Robert Motherwell didn’t believe that Pablo Picasso or Henri Matisse were figures to be overthrown.

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Post image for Sexy, Satin Surfaces: Paintings from the Dawn of the Dutch Golden Age

On its own, a painting by Joachim Wtewael can seem like a two-dimensional manifestation of an absurdly complex gâteau – gorgeous, delicious, but perhaps best taken in in small servings.

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Tom Nozkowski and Joyce Robins are married, and I have admired the work of both for years. When I asked them to be the first “Beer with a Painter” subjects interviewed jointly as a couple, they were completely game.

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Roman fresco fragment

NAPLES — In the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, there’s a tiny Roman fresco, about a foot square, of a semi-nude woman and man floating against an azure sky, one of many such fragments you’ll find there.

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 31, 2015

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This week, what scared Hitchcock, the future of digital arts publishing, paying for digital art commissions, copying what ISIS destroyed, an oil spill in “Christina’s World,” and more.

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Weekend Words: Sweet

by Weekend Editors on May 31, 2015

Georg Flegel,

Tomorrow begins National Candy Month.

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Post image for Chirpy Cartoons from Ironyland: PC Music Volume 1

Since August 2013, the British techno label PC Music has been regularly releasing a large number of definitely strange, possibly satiric, stunningly original songs online.

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