Hrag Vartanian

Hrag Vartanian

Appears in 8 Episodes

Shelley Niro's 500 Year Itch

Shelley Niro (Kanien’kehaka) grew up watching her father craft faux tomahawks to sell to tourists who flocked to her birthplace, Niagara Falls. In this episode of the ...

Lee Quiñones: Graffiti and the Gallery

Anyone who remembers New York City’s “golden age” of graffiti in the late ’70s and early ’80s knows about the lion spray-painted on the handball court at Corlears Juni...

From Blog to Book

Since 2009, Hyperallergic has published tens of thousands of articles about art. But who are the writers behind these posts? And what drives them to write about art of...

Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt: The Story of One of the Few Artists at the Stonewall Uprising

We are thrilled to be back with a new episode of the Hyperallergic podcast. For our one hundredth episode, we spoke with legendary collage and mixed media artist Tommy...

The Cartoonist the US Right-Wing Political Establishment Loves to Hate

Eli Valley is one of the best American cartoonists and the political elite can’t stand his viral comics that pack a punch.

Artists Tali Hinkis and Daniel Temkin Discuss Digital Combines

Two new media-based artists have a conversation about the new energy in the contemporary art field and the limitations of categories for artists.

Tamara Lanier's Fight for the Photographs of Her Enslaved Ancestors at Harvard

In this episode of the Hyperallergic podcast, Lanier talks about her continuing quest for justice that includes the return of the daguerreotypes depicting her enslaved...

Understanding Why a Harvard Museum Will Return Standing Bear’s Tomahawk

Attorney Brett Chapman explains why this Ponca heirloom should be returned to Native Americans.

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