Mario Vargas Llosa
The Nobel Committee gets it right for once.
Speaking of multiculturalism . . .
On Chancellor Merkel's recent comments.
William B. Warren 1934–2010
by James Panero
On “Visual Sensations: The Paintings of Robert Swain, 1967–2010” at the Hunter College Times Square Gallery; “Julian Stanczak: Color–Grid” at Danese Gallery & “On Paper: Painted, Printed, Drawn” at Jill Newhouse Gallery.
New York chronicle
by Jay Nordlinger
On Das Rheingold at the Metropolitan Opera; Wynton Marsalis & Alan Gilbert with the New York Philharmonic; Nikolaus Harnoncourt & Gustavo Dudamel with the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall; and Maa at the Miller Theater.