Category Archives: 05.18.17

Ian Buruma Named Editor Of New York Review Of Books

“He steps into the role two months after the death of editor Robert B. Silvers, who, with Barbara Epstein, founded the publication in 1963. … This makes Buruma just the third editor in NYRB’s history, and gives him reign [sic] over a publication that has existed throughout its entire history in the image of its […]

Top Posts From AJBlogs 05.18.17

Some Home Thoughts about Angels from Abroad Paul Levy on Tony Kushner’s Angels in America at the National Theatre in London. … read more AJBlog: Plain English Published 2017-05-18 That Feast of St. Roch? It’s A Milestone in Contemporary Art Tipped off by none other than Philippe de Montebello, who read my review of Eyewitness Views: Making History […]

Blame Trump On Art? That’s A Lazy Stretch!

“The political situation is dire. Nothing really feels important right now unless it somehow connects to it, which leads to all kind of flailing around in cultural commentary. In this case, turning the problem inside out, Melamid ends up echoing the most thoughtless cliché about modern art—’my kid could do that!’—just to construct a credible way to […]