Uncertainty at the Met
On the retirement of Philippe de Montebello.
Howard Zinn's fairy tale
On the upcoming television adaptation of "A People's History of the United States."
On errors in the recent edition.
Inhuman power of the lie: “The Great Terror” at 40
by Michael Weiss
On the anniversary of the definitive work on Stalin's purges.
The conclusion of Vis's letter to Ramin, translated by Dick Davis
by Fakhraddin Gorgani
An excerpt from Fakhraddin Gorgani's Vis and Ramin, translated by Dick Davis.
Never the Twain
by Brooke Allen
On the revival of Mark Twain's Is He Dead?, the Steppenwolf production of August: Osage County, and the return to Broadway of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming forty years after its debut.
by James Panero
On "Richard Pousette-Dart: Drawing, Form Is Verb" at Knoedler & Company; "Group Exhibition: Abstractions" at Charles Cowles Gallery; "Barry Le Va: Voltage" at David Nolan Gallery & "El Anatsui: Zebra Crossing" at Jack Shainman Gallery.