Articles of Note

Impressionism was saved from obscurity not by Monet, Pissarro, or Renoir, but by a French expat in London named Paul Durand-Ruel... more »

New Books

The physicist Bruno Pontecorvo was repeatedly accused of spying. But was the real problem our idea of secrecy?... more »

Essays & Opinions

What is the preferred musical accompaniment to virtual killing? Beethoven, of course. Ted Gioia on the rise of ?first-person-shooter Romanticism?... more »