Opera for a Shattered World All’s Atonal on the Western Front
This year’s Salzburg Festival performance of Alban Berg’s 1925 opera Wozzeck captures the essence of World War I and the violent potential of mankind’s dehumanizing tendencies.
Uncivil Society Shooting the Messenger
Courteous behavior faces a structural disadvantage on social media—to our cost.
Portrait of the Artist Caillebotte, Patron Saint of the Outcasts
Thanks to an exhibition hosted by the National Gallery of Art, museumgoers are getting an uncensored, rich, and occasionally rough-around-the-edges view of a key Impressionist in his formative stages.
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