Eric Gibson is the Arts in Review Editor of The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of The Necessity of Sculpture (Criterion Books).
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Notebook February 2021
James T. Demetrion, 1930–2020
On the late director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Features December 2020
Michelangelo’s “thinking hand”
On Michaelangelo’s Pietà and the manifold meanings of its legendary gesture.
Art November 2020
On the history of Horatio Greenough’s controversial George Washington statue.
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May 31, 2017
Face-off at the Frick
On “In Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals” at the Frick Collection.
Apr 22, 2014
Carpeaux, public and private
June 18, 2020
Eric Gibson & James Panero discuss sculpture in exile & culture under siege
In a new podcast from The New Criterion, Eric Gibson and James Panero discuss sculpture in exile and culture under siege.
Eric Gibson’s book The Necessity of Sculpture: Selected Essays and Criticism, 1985–2019 can be found here.
March 17, 2020
Eric Gibson joins “The Bookmonger”
Eric Gibson, the Arts in Review Editor of The Wall Street Journal, sits down for a few words about his latest book, The Necessity of Sculpture (Criterion Books), with John J. Miller of National Review.