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September 30, 2020

Make Art—and Academia—Medieval Again

Rachel Fulton Brown

Much like the devotional paintings hanging in our finest museums, the Gothic architecture that adorns American college campuses fails to elicit from visitors even the slightest religious feeling.

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September 30, 2020

Art History Gone Amuck

Michelle Marder Kamhi

An evaluation of the most widely used textbook in art history maps the slow but steady erosion of imagery in art—and the loss of meaning, purpose, and understanding that representative art in th...

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September 3, 2019

Liberal Education and Its Postmodern Critics

Stephen R.C. Hicks

In the final entry of our “Incapacity” feature, Stephen Hicks argues that supporters of liberal education must wrest control of our schools back from postmodernists who, in their rejection...

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