Books & Culture

The Emptiness of ‘Finch’

In yet another sign of our artistically arid times, “Finch” gives us no glimpse into human nature or soul, and all attempts at it are extremely simplistic.

Art Under Peer Pressure

If Jasper Johns can be said to have “redefined the art of our time,” it is because of the steady pressure that the growing embrace and exaltation of his work has exerted on contemporary taste.