The New Criterion April 2017
A painful lesson
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On the implications of the recent debacle at Middlebury College.
Populism, VIII: The unlikeliest populist
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On Donald Trump and the mantle of a growing movement.
The function of criticism
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On T. S. Eliot’s essay on the evaluation of literature.
Mrs. Custer’s Tennyson
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On Elizabeth & George Custer’s experience with Tennyson’s works.
Poet in Limbo
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On Still Life with Feeding Snake, a new collection of poems by John Burnside.
Matter & faith
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On a new translation of Pearl, a Middle-English long poem, by Simon Armitage.
Anthony Hecht & the trauma of war
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On memory and pain in the works of the American poet.
Ekphrasis: seven after Suzanne Valadon
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
Hogarth the painter
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On William Hogarth: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings edited by Elizabeth Einberg.
Looming presences
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On Sunset Boulevard at the Palace Theatre, Ring Twice for Miranda at City Center, and White Guy on the Bus at 59E59 Theaters.
Della Robbia at the National Gallery
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On “Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence” at the National Gallery of Art.
Exhibition note
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On “Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures” at the Met Cloisters.
Exhibition note
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On “The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Beauty meets banality in Brooklyn
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On the recent rehang of works at the Brooklyn Museum.
Gallery chronicle
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On the “Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts” at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, “Paul Resika: Empty” at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, the “Talking Pictures 1st Invitational” at 106 Van Buren Street, “Bewilder: New Work by Brece Honeycutt” at Norte Maar & “Rough Matter: New Work by Rebecca Murtaugh” at Stout Projects.
New York chronicle
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On a piano recital by Igor Levit at Carnegie Hall, a new production of Rusalka performed by the Metropolitan Opera, and more recent classical music performances.
Of leaks, links & lies
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
On the question of objectivity in recent coverage of the Trump administration.
The once & future king
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
Upturned noses
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
Intellectual malpractice
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
The future of feminism
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM
Of Tories & tipples
April 1st, 2017, 08:42 AM