A review of Snobbery: The American Versionby Joseph Epstein
A review of Hieronymus Bosch by Larry Silver and Picasso: Life with Dora Maar: Love and War 1935-1945 by Anne Baldassari
From Roger Kimball’s acceptance remarks at the Bradley Prize ceremony.
Thank you for another year of loyal support.
On the intellectual left and Israel.
A review of Henrik Ibsen: The Man and the Mask, by Ivo de Figueiredo.
On the Southern Poverty Law Center.
A review of The Nostalgic Imagination: History in English Criticism, by Stefan Collini.
On Kiss Me, Kate at Studio 54, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus at the Booth Theatre, and King Lear at the Cort Theatre.
On “Spilling Over: Painting in Color in the 1960s” at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
On “Henry Moore: The Helmet Heads” at the Wallace Collection, London, and “Henry Moore Drawings: The Art of Seeing” at the Henry Moore Foundation.
On “Monsters & Myths: Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s” at the Baltimore Museum of Art and “Joan Miró: Birth of the World” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
On “The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists” at The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
On “Picasso’s Women: Fernande to Jacqueline” at Gagosian, “De Kooning: Five Decades” at Mnuchin Gallery, and “Lucian Freud: Monumental” at Acquavella Galleries.
On the preservation and reconstruction of the cathedral of Notre-Dame.
On Thomas Larcher and the New York Philharmonic; Michael Tilson Thomas, Yuja Wang, and the New World Symphony; and Katia and Marielle Labèque.
The artist Pat Lipsky responds to the New York Times art critic’s recent column.
On ballparks, composers, Classicism & more from the world of culture.
The Met Orchestra in Mahler and Bruckner.
On “The Art of London Firearms” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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