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The expected news that Emmanuel Macron would win the presidential runoff in France on Sunday accounted for many bitter tears on the part of «Le Penistes» and yet it was not wholly a surprise. For many years it has been apparent that voters in Western "democracies" are generally willing to trade the health of their peoples and nations in exchange for… Read more… →
Art lovers in NYC who have been dying to visit more galleries and see more artworks of quality ranging from excellent to meretricious, are in for a treat. For more art is on its way! The exact number of art galleries in the city ranges between 500 and 5,000, depending on whether one counts such things as museums, student exhibitions,… Read more… →
Noted belatedly, but with pleasure, in the September 2008 issue of The New Criterion—that very 1950s-ish Little Magazine of cultural criticism that keeps hanging on, despite its resemblance to a vanity publication, mainly because it manages to produce at least one or two highly intriguing essays or reviews in each issue: a John Gross review of Austerity Britain, 1945-1951 (by David… Read more… →
Meta-art: In London, an "alt-right" art show is staged by a provocateur as a joke. But even as a joke, it won't fly with the Commie element. From the New York Times, Feb. 25. Slightly more unhinged is this London artsy blog. POSTSCRIPT: Rioters finally shut down the gallery in March. →