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Weekend: GaHee Park, Suzan Frecon, Tom of Finland, Linda Norton, and more

In his 1919 dissertation The Concept of Criticism in German Romanticism, Walter Benjamin writes, “Whe
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Weekend
In his 1919 dissertation The Concept of Criticism in German Romanticism, Walter Benjamin writes, “Where there is no self-knowledge, there is no knowing at all […].” As America’s democracy is dealt yet another blow by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we might ask why art criticism still matters. Yet if, as Benjamin’s text suggests, the critic’s reflection is a form of self-knowledge, through such reflection we can better know — ourselves, others, and the world around us.
– Natalie Haddad, Co-Editor, Hyperallergic Weekend

GaHee Park’s Cool Nudes
A Rebel in The High Modernist Camp
Using Language to Investigate Whiteness
Tom of Finland Comes to Japan
The End of Art History
A Wall of Hyperpop Sound
Required Reading
From the Store
Tom of Finland Enamel Pin
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