Articles of Note

The rise of cubism. What happened in Paris in 1910 can be thanked or blamed for almost everything in art that came later that century... more »

New Books

For Leonard Bernstein, showbiz success was never enough. According to Stephen Sondheim, Bernstein suffered from a ?bad case of important-itis?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Hell has changed a lot over the years, from a place of stillness to one of fiery torment to gaudy satire. It all depends on what sells... more »