Art

Liberals Are Killing Art
How the Left became obsessed with ideology over beauty
August 04, 2014

How the Left became obsessed with ideology over beauty.

What Andrew Wyeth Could Teach Modern Doctors About Practicing Medicine
The art of medicine is not so far from art
August 04, 2014

Andrew Wyeth rocketed to success after painting his sick, handicapped neighbor Christina.

Norman Mailer's Secret Hobby Was Trying to Draw Like Picasso
Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was joyful
July 16, 2014

Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was a joyful, spontaneous form of expression.

The Unknown Master of Color Photography
Timeless images from one of the earliest experts
July 01, 2014

These photos look like they were taken yesterday. In fact, they were some of the first color photographs ever taken. 

The Art World Has Stopped Distinguishing Between Greatness and Fraudulence
And it's costing us
June 12, 2014

And it's making a lot of money for the frauds. But it's costing us.

Moving Photographs of Some of the Victorian Era's Greatest Figures
The Metropolitan Museum has released a flood of art—including these beautiful Julia Margaret Cameron photographs
May 20, 2014

You can't see these rapturous photos in the Museum. 

To Save Banksy, We Must Steal Him
Inside one man's mission to takes the street out of street art
May 02, 2014

Art curators aren’t usually the targets of hate mail and death threats.But then Tony Baxter (who has received messages informing him “there's a bullet with your name on it” and whose staff are regularly accused of being thieves who “are going to die

The Charming Doodles of Kurt Vonnegut
April 18, 2014

Kurt Vonnegut's whimsical, amusing doodles are collected and published for the first time. 

Famous Violinists Can't Tell a Stradivarius from a Newly-Manufactured Violin
April 11, 2014

A researcher tested top musicians. The results were pretty surprising.

A New Matisse Show Gets at the Mysterious Affinity Between San Francisco and Paris
April 08, 2014

Matisse's under-celebrated inwardness is on display in a new show. 

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