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Kanye West and the Murakami Effect: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

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Kanye West’s Year of Breaking Bad
John Caramanica | The New York Times
“Rupture has long been the axis around which Mr. West’s career has turned—where most artists seek to create smooth narratives about themselves and get everyone else to play along, he instead prefers disruptive leaps, quick reframing and firebrand positioning. Stasis is his kryptonite.”

John Berger’s Rare Art Criticism
Elisa Wouk Almino | Hyperallergic
“Berger’s art criticism succeeds, I think, because of its tangibility—it is grounded in human experience, specific historical events, and always the physical

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