A Bernini Exhibit in the City That Is an Everyday Retrospective His Work
Bernini, at the Galleria Borghese in Rome, is the long-awaited retrospective of the work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680). No one since the artists and architects who gave us the Roman Forum and the Colosseum have had more impact on the ...
Remembering Vincent Scully
The Yale architectural historian Vincent Scully died on November 30, at the age of 97.
For 60 years, Scully commanded the classroom and the world of architectural criticism with erudition and élan. Philip Johnson rightly called him “the most influential architecture teacher ever.” ...
A Concentration of the Rare, the Exquisite, the Gorgeous
The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) is arguably the best and certainly the swankiest annual art fair. Specializing in European and some Asian and American art and antiquities, it occurs each spring in Maastricht in the Netherlands. It now has ...
Don’t Eliminate Federal Arts Funding, Redirect It
Like all my museum colleagues, I support funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. Unlike many, though, I think they need to change.
I went ...