It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
Notes & Comments
Radical feminists hijack the celebration of one of the most impressive feats of modern science.
On our special art issue.
How Lincoln dealt with the press and the founders' legacy.
by Bruce Cole
Plans for an Eisenhower memorial on the National Mall have taken a shameful turn.
by Marco Grassi
Review of Rendez-vous with Art, by Philippe de Montebello and Martin Gayford.
by Karen Wilkin
Review of "Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” opened at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
by James Panero
For years, the Brooklyn Museum has overlooked the art happening in its own backyard.
Is Augustus still relevant 2000 years after his death?
Reviews of “The EY Exhibition: Late Turner—Painting Set Free” at Tate Britain, London & “Constable: The Making of a Master” at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
by Mario Naves
On "Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
On "Wynn Bullock: Revelations" at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta
The New York Philharmonic plays Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3, the Philadelphia Orchestra plays Mahler's Symphony No. 2 at Carnegie Hall, and more.
On Faithful and Virtuous Night by Louise Glück; Accepting the Disaster, by Joshua Mehigan; If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?, by Matthea Harvey; Gabriel, by Edward Hirsch; One Thousand Things Worth Knowing, by Paul Muldoon; The Heart Is Strange: New Selected Poems, by John Berryman
on America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder by Bret Stephens
Review of The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition, Volume 1: Apprentice Years, 1905–1918, edited by Jewel Spears Brooker & Ronald Schuchard & The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition, Volume 2: The Perfect Critic, 1919–1926, edited by Anthony Cuda & Ronald Schuchard
on Jonathan Edwards: Writings from the Great Awakening (Library of America) by Jonathan Edwards,Philip F. Gura
by Stefan Beck
Revisting John Muir's adventures in the wilderness on the 100th anniversary of his death.
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