Sunday, October 17, 2021

ArtsJournal: Arts, Culture, Ideas


I’m a veteran cultural journalist and guest lecturer with many pieces in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, major art magazines. I’ve been a cultural contributor on New York Public Radio (WNYC and WQXR) and have provided arts commentary on NPR and public radio stations in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Newark Museum’s Latest Deaccession Misdirection: Offloading African Objects (& other dubious disposals)

Chris Crosman, founding chief curator of Crystal Bridges Museum’s, tipped me off this week to the Newark Museum of

Hidden Agenda? NEH Privileges “DEIA” Support in Awarding Grants Under Biden’s “American Rescue...

UPDATE: This just in—“President Biden announced his intent to nominate Shelly Lowe as the 12th Chair of the National

Budget or Fudge It? Will NEA & NEH Actually Get Their “Historic Increase” in...

Just as Donald Trump was (thankfully) denied his repeatedly expressed wish to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for

Jaap & Klaus to Flee to Their European Homelands, Terminating Tenuous Tenures at NY...

Perhaps “good riddance” would be an appropriate bicoastal response to the slaps in the face that culture-lovers in New

BlogBack: Alice Greenwald, 9/11 Museum’s Head, Responds to My Post on the Attack’s 20th...

My personal reflections on The Two-Decade Anniversary of 9/11, in which I took issue with the harsh critique of