Articles of Note

In the past year, 30 billion photographs were uploaded to Instagram — a tidal wave of images indebted to Renaissance portraiture, Dutch still lifes, modernism... more »

New Books

Tom Wolfe has long been deft at skewering the pompous, the status-seeking, the class-conscious. His new target: Darwin. Wolfe comes armed not with evidence, but with sarcasm... more »

Essays & Opinions

Sex and socialism. Women formed the bedrock of the Engels-Marx alliance. For Eleanor Marx, Muriel Lester, and others, the revolution was personal... more »