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A weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world with host Hrag Vartanian, cofounder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic.

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A weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world with host Hrag Vartanian, cofounder and editor-in-chief of Hyperallergic.

    Why Would a Museum Display Skulls of Enslaved People in the First Place?

    Why Would a Museum Display Skulls of Enslaved People in the First Place?

    Students and activists are demanding the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Museum abolish a crania collection that was collected by a racist physician in the 19th century.

    • 17 min
    Should Blue Chip Art Galleries Have Received Millions of Dollars of PPP Loans?

    Should Blue Chip Art Galleries Have Received Millions of Dollars of PPP Loans?

    Hyperallergic’s news team discusses the recent release of the names of businesses and organizations that received over $150,000 in PPP loans.

    • 28 min
    Christopher Knight: The Critic Whose Love for LA Uplifted Its Arts Community

    Christopher Knight: The Critic Whose Love for LA Uplifted Its Arts Community

    The veteran art critic has played a formidable role in helping to shape the world’s perception of contemporary art in Los Angeles.

    • 40 min
    The Monumental Impact of Black Lives Matter Protests

    The Monumental Impact of Black Lives Matter Protests

    Hyperallergic’s news team discusses the toppling of racist statues and considers how the quest for justice continues during protests worldwide.

    • 45 min
    Our Obsession With Less and Its Co-option by Silicon Valley

    Our Obsession With Less and Its Co-option by Silicon Valley

    Kyle Chayka’s new book, The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism, probes the corporate world’s love of minimalist design and what it might mean.

    • 58 min
    How the US Is Treating the Arts During the Pandemic, the #CancelRent Movement

    How the US Is Treating the Arts During the Pandemic, the #CancelRent Movement

    Hyperallergic’s news team discusses the biggest art-related stories of the last few weeks of the pandemic.

    • 42 min

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