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Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Apr 15, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Edvard Munch, Lucian Freud, Beethoven’s favorite student & more from the world of culture.


Apr 8, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On landscape painting, William Bailey, Bach at Saint Thomas & more from the world of culture.


Apr 1, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Zoo Nebraska, André Watts, the Frick Library & more from the world of culture.



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