It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
Ringside with Bellows
On George Bellows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
was right!Support The
Mr. Bellows with his palette and brush and a piece of canvas . . . evokes it all out of the inner intuition which is deeper and finer than all the schools and all the slums.
I arose surrounded by Methodists and Republicans.
Edmund Wilson, even in his early Marxist phase, was a ke ...
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