The New Criterion Latest Blog en-us Copyright 2022, All Rights Reserved Week in review December 2, 2022 17:45 On looted antiquities, James Gillray & Sponsian. John M. Wisdom A farewell to voices December 2, 2022 11:00 On the Orlando Consort and their final New York Concert. Luke Lyman Left feet forward December 1, 2022 11:25 On “Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered” at the American Folk Art Museum, New York. Mario Naves Sunrise, sunset November 30, 2022 16:10 On “Facing the Sun: The Celestial Body in the Arts” at the Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris, in collaboration with the Barberini Museum, Potsdam. David Platzer Murder and Magritte in Milan November 29, 2022 11:55 On Fedora at La Scala, Milan. George Loomis The Critic’s Notebook November 29, 2022 10:30 On Milton Gendel, Machiavelli, Elizabeth Higgins, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 & more from the world of culture. The Editors Triumph in the twilight November 25, 2022 13:15 On Last Light: How Six Great Artists Made Old Age a Time of Triumph by Richard Lacayo. Suzanna Murawski A new opera at the Met November 23, 2022 11:46 On The Hours, by Kevin Puts. Jay Nordlinger Roger Kimball introduces the December issue November 22, 2022 15:40 A new podcast from the Editor & Publisher of The New Criterion. Roger Kimball The Critic’s Notebook November 22, 2022 10:35 On Crassus, Helen Frankenthaler, Don Carlo at the Met, the ancient Balkans & more from the world of culture. The Editors Week in review November 18, 2022 17:55 On the course of civilization, Virginia Woolf & the English National Opera. John M. Wisdom Ab Ex lives November 18, 2022 18:00 On “Life in Action,” recent paintings by Francine Tint at the National Arts Club. Dana Gordon A trio at the Wigmore November 17, 2022 12:05 On a concert in London’s Wigmore Hall. Jay Nordlinger Expressions of an enfant terrible November 16, 2022 17:00 On “Oskar Kokoschka: Un fauve à Vienne” at the Musée d’Arte Moderne de Paris. Elroy Rosenberg The irrational god November 15, 2022 14:00 On Die Walküre at the Zurich Opera House. George Loomis The Book Gallery: Kirk’s Ghostly Tales November 15, 2022 15:15 The executive editor of The New Criterion joins Luke Sheahan and Adam Simon on this installment of the Book Gallery series by The Russell Kirk Center. James Panero The Critic’s Notebook November 15, 2022 10:20 Joseph Johnson, Tommaso Traetta, the Oratorio Society, La traviata & more from the world of culture. The Editors James Panero on “A library by the book” November 14, 2022 14:55 A new podcast from the Executive Editor of The New Criterion. James Panero Mahler from Berlin November 14, 2022 16:00 On a performance by the Berlin Philharmonic, under Kirill Petrenko, at Carnegie Hall. Jay Nordlinger Running from ghosts November 14, 2022 11:05 On Walking with Ghosts on Broadway. Kyle Smith Week in review November 11, 2022 17:55 On immersive experiences, ancient bronze sculptures & opera in the United Kingdom. John M. Wisdom In Flanders Fields November 11, 2022 15:20 On John McCrae at 150. Timothy Jacobson Around the world with the prince-electors of Saxony November 10, 2022 16:25 On “Looking Glass of the World” at the Musée du Luxembourg, Paris. David Platzer The true colors of antiquity November 9, 2022 18:00 On “Chroma: Ancient Sculpture in Color” at the Met. Suzanna Murawski On a roll November 9, 2022 11:05 On “She Who Wrote: Enheduanna and Women of Mesopotamia, ca. 3,400–2,000 B.C.” at the Morgan Library & Museum. Anthony Alofsin The Critic’s Notebook November 8, 2022 10:50 On Christian saints, the Lauder collection, Mahler’s Seventh Symphony, flora and fauna in NYC architecture & more from the world of culture. The Editors The “we may be bad but the other guys are worse” argument November 6, 2022 17:40 On recent political posturing. James Piereson NYCB’s glamorous mess of pottage November 4, 2022 18:00 On Play Time at the New York City Ballet. Luke Lyman Week in review November 4, 2022 17:15 On Rembrandt, roman font & James Joyce’s Ulysses. John M. Wisdom Beauty, vitality & other Verdian qualities November 4, 2022 12:00 On Don Carlo at the Metropolitan Opera. Jay Nordlinger