Every organization in the Barr Foundation’s charmed circle — large arts groups and The ARTery — have a financial stake in reinforcing the belief that the Barr’s money is being put to supremely successful use.
Few critics proclaimed that the emperor was naked as a jaybird with as much savvy panache.
Can anyone — with a straight face — argue that our largely white critical contingent in Boston is interested in generating hard hitting debate, controversy, and unconventional ideas?
The media big boys should be part of the discussion, if only because they have the resources to change the situation for the better.
The Arts Fuse welcomes a new character to its extended universe. Deanna Marie Costa, an editor and critic at the magazine.
Is there a disconnect between artists and meaningful resistance movements?
Demanding that people pay attention to quality is about as audacious a demand you can take in our giddy culture.
The hope is that nobody will notice that arts criticism hasn’t been invited to the Pulitzer Prize’s centennial party.
A.O. Scott’s hurrah for criticism should be savored by anyone interested in how we articulate the value of the arts.
These pieces could have been written yesterday, which speaks volumes about the eternal recurrence of the moronic inferno of the political.