Benjamin Riley is managing editor of The New Criterion. He received his MA from Courtauld Institute of Art and was the Hilton Kramer Fellow in Criticism at The New Criterion. He graduated from Dartmouth College, where he served as President and Publisher of The Dartmouth Review. His undergraduate and graduate theses both examined the work of the Scottish architect Robert Adam (1728–92).
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Art March 2020
Hope & glory
On the re-imagined British decorative arts galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Features December 2019
A mastiff undertaking
On Dogs in Art by Susie Green.
Art September 2018
On “Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela” at the Museum of the City of New York.
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May 30, 2019
On “Building Paradise,” at the Historical Society of Palm Beach County.
Jul 20, 2016
Athena (and others) at the Met
On “Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Jul 19, 2016
Kimball on Brexit in RCP
A compendium of Brexit musings.
December 19, 2018
The Green Room podcast
featuring, , and
August 24, 2016
James Panero and Benjamin Riley on the new “newcriterion.com”
James Panero and Benjamin Riley discuss the redesign of newcriterion.com.