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Henry Moore revisited

On “Henry Moore,” originally on view at Tate Britain currently on view at Art Gallery of Ontario, in reduced form and retitled as “The Shape of Anxiety: Henry Moore in the 1930s.”

Exhibition note

On Franz Xaver Messerschmidt 1736–1783: From Neoclassicism to Expressionism” at The Neue Gallerie, New York.


New York chronicle

On Valery Gergiev, the American Composers Orchestra in Zankel Hall, A Quiet Place at the City Opera, Don Pasquale at the Met & the Tallis Scholars at Alice Tully Hall.


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The media

Verse chronicle

Weird science

On I Love a Broad Margin to My Life by Maxine Hong Kingston; Walking Papers: Poems 1999-2009, by Thomas Lynch; The Sun-Fish, by Eliéan Ní Chuilleanáin; Toxic Flora by Kimiko Hahn; Maggot by Paul Muldoon; and Heavenly Questions by Gjertrud Shcnackenberg.


Hints, fragments & scintillations

on Ralph Waldo Emerson: Selected Journals 1820-1842 (Library of America) & Ralph Waldo Emerson: Selected Journals 1841-1877 (Library of America)
by Ralph Waldo Emerson,Lawrence Rosenwald