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On art: context, meaning, and vandalism
Uncovering the media lies that continue to shape the history of JFK's assassination
by Ben Downing
During World War II, Crete had a profound impact on several writers, including Patrick Leigh Fermor
by Marco Grassi
In search of the story of Piero della Francesca, the forgotten hero of the Early Renaissance
Lessons from Camillo Sitte's City-Building According to Artistic Principles
by Gene Dattel
Jonathan Swift's prescient warning about generational theft
Reviews of Machinal , No Man’s Land, and Philosophy for Gangsters
by Michael Pepi
On "American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
by Mario Naves
On "Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
On "Georgians Revealed: Life, Style, and the Making of Modern Britain” at the British Library, London and "Only in England: Photographs by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr” at the Science Museum, London
by James Panero
A survey of the Philadelphia art scene: On “Sarah Sze” at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, “In Daylight: Small Paintings” at Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, “Mia Rosenthal: A Little Bit Every Day” at Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, and “Yeesookyung: The Meaning of Time” at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
On “The Song Continues” at Carnegie Hall, the New York Philharmonic under Andrey Boreyko, the Philadelphia Orchestra under Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Lang Lang, and more
by James Bowman
Comparing those who disagree with you to Nazis shouldn't be a viable rhetorical strategy, so why is it so common?
Manners & morals
by Conrad Black
on The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide by Gary J. Bass
on Latin: Story of a World Language by Jürgen Leonhardt,Kenneth Kronenberg
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