A review of Florine Stettheimer: A Biography, by Barbara Bloemink.
A review of Serenade: A Balanchine Story, by Toni Bentley.
When art and politics commingle.
A tribute to our cacophonous and commercial republic.
Why classical antiquity matters today.
In 1503, Michelangelo and Leonardo changed the future of Western art.
Getting a tattoo is a choice, an exercise of free will, but it is revocable only with difficulty.
A review of Craft: An American History, by Glenn Adamson.
Novelists, poets, and critics seek a higher truth, but today’s pickings are slim.
Insistence on art as indoctrination is obscenity, denying the possibility of human connection to truths superior to human understanding, that is, to God.