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Posted 10/14/15

Editor's letter, September/October 2015

One afternoon not long after I began working here I opened a letter that asked me a challenging question: how, the writer wanted to know, “did a Polack [sic] like you get your position?” After a few jolly moments in the office I called our longtime editor Wendell Garrett, who enjoyed odd news from the passing scene. Wendell was amused, but he also reminded me that the magazine had been founded in the 1920s, the banner era of American xenophobia, and he reckoned some of that lingered in a few of its readers.


Posted 09/24/15

One Off

"There has never been another artist like George Caleb Bingham"


Posted 02/09/15

Habsburg flash and filigree

The splendor of the house of Habsburg was always inversely proportionate to its prowess on the field of battle. Under Maximilian I of Austria and his grandson Charles V of Spain, the dynasty waged continuous battles from Cuzco to Constantinople and from Scandinavia to the shores of Africa


Posted 01/12/15

Editor's letter, January/February 2015

When he was designing the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth the great American architect Louis Kahn said that he wanted it to resemble “a friendly home.” That might surprise anyone familiar with Kahn’s museums


Posted 03/31/14

Visions and revisions of Paris

The photographs of Charles Marville were equal to the task of capturing the painful and exhilarating creation of the first great modern city


Posted 01/23/14

The unfashionable delights of Raoul Dufy

The joy Dufy depicts is at once vitally contemporary and infinitely ancient and that paradox is played out in the formal terms of his art


Posted 11/13/13

Oceans, Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds

A world-class collection of European and American water-inspired paintings has come together on the banks of the Mississippi at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona 


Posted 11/06/13

Editor's letter, November/December 2013

Are New Yorkers the most parochial people on the planet? 


Posted 10/15/13

New Light on the Old Masters

With the reopening of its European Paintings Galleries, the Met confirms its position as the world's museum.


Posted 08/20/13

Subject and object: The collection of Philip Pearlstein

Decoys, weathervanes, whirligigs, and other folk ephemera animate his loft  and move in and out of his paintings

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