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Brooklyn-based writer, editor and art critic who has written extensively about street art, performance art, the internet and issues of multiculturalism. Mr. Vartanian is Editor-in-Chief of the blogazine, Hyperallergic, and a member of the Triangle Arts Association Board. He maintains a tumblelog notebook, called A Brooklyn Art Critic’s Notebook.

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