A Fabled Museum, with a Terrific New Director, Goes Up, Not Down

John Sloan, Sunday, Women Drying Their Hair, 1912. Oil on canvas. (Public domain/via Wikimedia)
Andover's Addison gets a course correction after its previous comatose leadership.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE G ratitude’s in short supply, whining kooks in sorry, grating abundance. This isn’t an embarrassment of riches but an embarrassment of stupid. The climate of our 4-billion-year-old planet, which some people actually think they can change, COVID, and what’s called anti-racism, which is plain old lucrative racism, are among the fake religions rooted in apocalypse mania. I’m in the chill phase of my dotage. I’m grateful for many things, large and small. Today and Saturday, I’ll write about the ones that are most timely.

I take special note of the appointment of Allison Kemmerer as director of the Addison Gallery of American

(Photo: Brian T. Allen)

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