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The Critic's Notebook

The week in culture.

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The latest releases, from novels to memoirs, history to poetry.

Art

Exhibitions to see in New York and beyond.

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Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Feb 27, 2024 The Critic’s Notebook

On Italian cooking, “Americans in Paris,” Hollis Taggart, Bruckner, Mahler, the pursuit of happiness & more from the world of culture.


Feb 21, 2024 The Critic’s Notebook

On Beatrix Potter, Rachmaninoff, New York City Ballet, Art Deco architecture & more from the world of culture.


Feb 13, 2024 The Critic’s Notebook

On English art, Betty Cuningham Gallery, Impressionism, the National Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic & more from the world of culture.



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