Articles of Note

An entity rules the world. Maybe you can influence it, warns Jaron Lanier, but you?d better be in terrified awe of its power. Divinity? Or technology?... more »

New Books

How does aesthetics affect history? In spurts that look forward as well as backward. Take rock 'n' roll... more »

Essays & Opinions

Rigid morality, hypersensitivity, no taste for bad taste: The art world is now among the more self-policing areas of contemporary culture... more »