“Culture under siege"—the politics of the Whitney Biennial
PC comes to music
On Richard Taruskin’s New York Times article dismissing Prokofiev’s music as a product of Stalinism.
Seurat, one hundred years later
by Hilton Kramer
Fredric Jameson’s laments
by Roger Kimball
by Samuel Lipman
On Musical Elaborations by Edward Said.
Delacroix at the Met
by Karen Wilkin
The Luther of science?
by Bruce Bawer
On The Alchymist’s Journal & other works by Evan S. Connell.
What have you taught me, Robert Lowell
by Richard Lourie
Leaving the middle years
by Walter McDonald
by John Drexel
Théâtre du printemps
by Renee Winegarten
by Jed Perl
On Mike Kelley at the Hirshhorn.
Fool’s gold: Sigmar Polke & the alchemy of critics
by Eric Gibson
A crown of withered parsley
by Donald Lyons
On Miss Saigon & other Broadway fare.
Fundamentals of Soviet civilization
by Vasily Rudich
a review of Soviet Civilization: A Cultural History by Andrei Sinyavsky
by James Bowman
A review of Pericles of Athens & the Birth of Democracy by Donald Kagan.
The art of the deal
by Deborah Solomon
A review of Betty Parsons: Artist, Dealer, Collector by Lee Hall.
Shock of the Hughes
by Tim Hilton
A review of The Shock of the New & Nothing if Not Critical by Robert Hughes.
by Deborah Rosenthal
Of Mondrian: Flowers by David Shapiro.
by James Tuttleton
Of The Man Who Was Mark Twain by Guy Cardwell.
by Carter Wiseman
Of Classical Architecture by Robert Adam.
Orphans of utopia
by Mark Falcoff
On the 16th International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Crystal City, Va.
The new “Karamazov”
“The New Shostakovich”