The Atlantic Monthly

The Baddest of Bad Art
April 2000
Reviled until recently, academic art is being revalued, and a museum inspired by a mystical Beirut collector is helping to show the way.

Cutting-Edge but Comfy
November 1998
Young London artists are attracting crowds – not because of their flashy attention-seeking but because their art is understandable and unintimidating.

Living-Room Galleries
July 1996
As the New York art world rebounds, dealers are responding to an increasing need for community – and to high rents – by reviving the artistic salon.

Traveling Collections
November 1995
Presaging what might become a trend, a West Coast museum is paying to show part of the permanent collection of an overcrowded East Coast one.