Articles of Note

Andy Warhol emerged from the commercial ooze, confining himself largely to the surface of life. Yet his gifts were substantial, especially his ability to make synthetic, mechanized art feel authentic... more »

New Books

The relationship between Catherine the Great and Diderot shows how the Enlightenment was both opposed and fostered by the monarchies it undermined — one of history’s ironies... more »

Essays & Opinions

Since when is reading James Baldwin out loud in class an academic crime? Randall Kennedy on the anti-intellectualism and illiberal conformity ascendant in parts of the academy... more »