Articles of Note

A museum at Emory University wanted only the finest antiquities. Many of them, it turns out, may have been looted... more »

New Books

Chasing Agnes Martin. The painter declared that “artists must of necessity be alone” — but also that “asceticism is a mistake”... more »

Essays & Opinions

Flaubert, the ultimate perfectionist, wrote at five words per hour, the legend goes. Perhaps he was just prone to distraction... more »