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Notes & Comments
On the current state of poetry
The failings of a soft power approach to Russia
Was JFK killed because America planned to assassinate Castro?
Letter from Copenhagen
On “Fatwa or free speech?," a conference in Denmark.
Reviews of Antony and Cleopatra, Breakfast with Mugabe, London Wall, and After Midnight
by Karen Wilkin
On "Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” at the Guggenheim, New York
On "Turner and the Sea” at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
by James Panero
On the “Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts” at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, the “2014 Whitney Biennial” at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and “Volta NY” at 82 Mercer Street, New York
How two brothers reshaped the architectural landscape of New York
On Prince Igor, Werther, The Enchanted Island, the choir of Stetson University, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and more.
Manners & morals
What is the role of art in our secular age?
on The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America by Amy Chua
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