Articles of Note

For Duchamp, "Nude Descending” and the uproar it caused were transformative. He dropped painting and chose to be a provocateur... more »

New Books

Janet Malcolm, masterly interviewer and cagey interviewee, was uniquely aware of the dangers of a tape recorder... more »

Essays & Opinions

Enter the conductrice. Male conductors claim physical, forceful authority over a symphony. Does having women in the role change that?... more »