The New Criterion Latest Blog https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch en-us Copyright 2017, NewCriterion.com. All Rights Reserved info@beckandstone.com info@beckandstone.com Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11875 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11875 September 25, 2020 17:04 On Ferrara’s medieval treasures, Leo Steinberg & teaching what you love. Isaac Sligh A place of rest https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11873 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11873 September 24, 2020 16:08 On the seaside town of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. Stephen Schmalhofer The Irascibles https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11871 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11871 September 22, 2020 11:12 A review of the catalogue of “The Irascibles: Painters Against the Museum, New York, 1950.” Peter Malone Strings and selected others https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/strings-and-selected-others https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/strings-and-selected-others September 22, 2020 10:36 On a concert from the Salzburg Festival. Jay Nordlinger The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11869 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11869 September 22, 2020 09:49 On the Ravenna mosaics, piano music from Simone Dinnerstein, walking New York’s East Sixties & more from the world of culture. The Editors A recess appointment for the Ginsburg seat? https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-recess-appointment-for-the-ginsburg-seat https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-recess-appointment-for-the-ginsburg-seat September 19, 2020 10:55 On the President’s options for replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg. James Piereson Debate’s end https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/debates-end https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/debates-end September 19, 2020 10:40 On gray eminences and Joe Biden. James Bowman Music for a While #34: Twelve, sixteen, and other ages https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-34-twelve-sixteen-and-other-ages https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-34-twelve-sixteen-and-other-ages September 18, 2020 21:04 Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11863 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11863 September 18, 2020 18:36 On Pliny the Younger, the BBC Proms & the Franco-Prussian War. Isaac Sligh Palazzo Bonaparte and the Mother of Kings https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/palazzo-bonaparte-and-the-mother-of-kings https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/palazzo-bonaparte-and-the-mother-of-kings September 17, 2020 11:18 On Napoleon’s mother and her life in the Eternal City. Stephen Schmalhofer Departures & arrivals https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/departures-and-arrivals https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/departures-and-arrivals September 16, 2020 13:07 On the lost promises of New York and Chicago. Timothy Jacobson The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11858 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11858 September 14, 2020 19:01 On conversations at the Frick, Herbert von Karajan, paintings by Mario Naves & more from the world of culture. The Editors An interview with Jim Condron https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/an-interview-with-jim-condron-11850 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/an-interview-with-jim-condron-11850 September 15, 2020 09:46 The Baltimore-based painter and sculptor talks with our Associate Editor. Andrew L. Shea Joyce being Joyce https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/joyce-being-joyce https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/joyce-being-joyce September 13, 2020 21:37 On an online concert by the American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11844 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11844 September 11, 2020 18:18 On Mark Rothko’s “religious” works and the dark origins of Robin Hood. Isaac Sligh Porter and pals at the Parrish https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/porter-and-pals-at-the-parrish https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/porter-and-pals-at-the-parrish September 11, 2020 10:05 A review of “Housebound: Fairfield Porter and his Circle of Poets and Painters” at The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York (through January 31, 2021). Andrew L. Shea Where’s Betsy? https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/wheres-betsy https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/wheres-betsy September 10, 2020 18:18 On “Betsy James Wyeth: A Tribute,” at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Michael Woods Rear window https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11835 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11835 September 10, 2020 16:55 Another look at the art of Varujan Boghosian. James Panero The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11834 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-critics-notebook-11834 September 9, 2020 07:40 On Shakespeare’s sonnets, Jacob Lawrence, Piranesi & more from the world of culture. The Editors Twelve and up https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/twelve-and-up-11833 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/twelve-and-up-11833 September 7, 2020 15:19 On a Mozart concert at the Salzburg Festival. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11831 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11831 September 4, 2020 17:17 On Chekhov’s humor, medieval private life & Lenin in London. Isaac Sligh Music for a While #33: ‘Great are companions such as these’ https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-33-great-are-companions-such-as-these https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/music-for-a-while-33-great-are-companions-such-as-these September 4, 2020 08:51 Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music. Jay Nordlinger The naked eye https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-naked-eye https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-naked-eye September 4, 2020 06:51 On “Bouguereau & America” at the Clark Art Institute. Daniel Grant Roger Kimball introduces the September issue https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/roger-kimball-introduces-the-september-2020-issue https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/roger-kimball-introduces-the-september-2020-issue September 2, 2020 10:20 A new podcast from the Editor and Publisher of The New Criterion. Roger Kimball “I Can Hear It Now . . .” https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/i-can-hear-it-now https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/i-can-hear-it-now September 1, 2020 16:50 On ear witnesses to history. Timothy Jacobson The Critic’s Notebook https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11826 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/11826 September 1, 2020 13:12 On Scottish art, Plymouth Colony, New York museums & more from the world of culture. The Editors Globalization 1.0 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/globalization-10 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/globalization-10 August 31, 2020 04:48 A review of The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World and Globalization Began, by Valerie Hansen. Paul du Quenoy A gift from Norway https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-gift-from-norway https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/a-gift-from-norway August 31, 2020 04:05 On a recital by the soprano Lise Davidsen. Jay Nordlinger Week in review https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11820 https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/week-in-review-11820 August 28, 2020 16:39 On Gaetano Donizetti, book theft & bad poetry. Isaac Sligh The most dangerous place to be https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-most-dangerous-place-to-be https://newcriterion.com/blogs/dispatch/the-most-dangerous-place-to-be August 27, 2020 14:09 On outrage culture’s debt to postmodern theory. Julia Friedman and David Hawkes