Tag: Art Criticism

Aesthetic Sensibilities and Property Management

Author, educational advocate, and entrepreneur David Bruce Smith reflects on the manner in which his parents encouraged and valued his engagement with visual art while growing up. Years…

Nighthawks at the Museum

Answering the question whether a humanities moment looks different across generations, David Denby shares an example of such a moment he and his son experienced together at the…

On First Encountering Francis Bacon’s Paintings

The disturbing art of Irish-born British painter Francis Bacon often violates formal boundaries of the human. Consequently, a visit to a retrospective of Bacon’s work at the Hirschhorn…