Devotion, Italian style
On “reading” early Italian painting.
On “Pat Passlof: The Brush is the Finger of the Brain—Paintings 1949–2011” at the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation.
The New Criterion mourns the passing of the philosopher and longtime contributor.
On the recent conference held by The New Criterion and the Center for American Greatness in Washington, D.C.
On transnational progressivism and the forces abetting it.
On the genesis of the American nation-state.
On the importance of consensus.
On the meaning of citizenship in the twenty-first century.
On the notion of a “liberal international order.”
On Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor by Vladimir Nabokov, edited by Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy.
On “Félix Vallotton: Painter of Disquiet” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
On new music by James MacMillan, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Bryce Dessner; newish music by Philip Glass and Wynton Marsalis; unfamiliar music by Bizet; the conductors Riccardo Muti and Santtu-Matias Rouvali; the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato; and the pianist Conrad Tao.
On the strained relationship between the intelligence services and their duly elected command.
On Beowulf, English Romanticism, Russian art in Victorian England & more from the world of culture.
On Greater Clements at the Lincoln Center Theater.
Ideas to save the Republic.
On Pliny, Alonso Berruguete & urban development in New York City.
On the doomed tactics behind the military term.