Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Patronizing the Arts Review

Here is an interesting review of a book on patronage. The reviewer does an excellent job giving an overview of the effects of government and the university on the contemporary American arts.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Decline of Fads in the Humanities

Here is an interesting piece about the decline of deconstruction, marxism, and postmodernism in the humanities. I must say, I do like the general direction of things. A gap is opening up that needs to be filled.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

The End of Art

Roger Kimball has an interesting article on the relationship among art, beauty, and religion I think worth contemplating and discussing.