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Articles with keyword "art criticism"

John Ruskin

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John Ruskin Taught Victorian Readers and Travelers the Art of Cultivation

His power of observation gave “eyes” to generations. 

Portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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How did James McNeill Whistler create his distinctive brand?

James McNeill Whistler and John Ruskin battled over what makes a work worthy to be deemed art

Susan Sontag captured by photographer Peter Hujar in 1975.

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Notes on Sontag

A new film on Susan Sontag gives an intimate look at her passions.

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Culture War

Hitler's propagandists co-opted key intellectual figures in the Western canon to suit their political agenda.