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.
How city planning went wrong.
So if you’ve been saying that certain terms are “not words,” please cease and desist forthwith. What you can say is that it’s a nonword.
The tale of a downwardly mobile portrait.
A review of The Peanuts Papers: Writers and Cartoonists on Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the Gang, and the Meaning of Life, edited by Andrew Blauner.
A good survey course should look at beauty in the West and beyond.
An exhibition at the Warhol Museum explores the artist’s Byzantine-Catholic side.
Brian T. Allen reviews The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century, by Mark Lamster.
Brian T. Allen reviews Art from the Swamp: How Washington Bureaucrats Squander Millions on Awful Art, by Bruce Cole.