William Merritt Chase: An American Master, by Elsa Smithgall et al. @ NYJB

The Directors’ Preface announces that “This exhibition is the first retrospective on Chase in thirty years.” Continue reading William Merritt Chase: An American Master, by Elsa Smithgall et al. @ NYJB

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The Eyes of the City, by Richard Sandler @ NYJB

“The Eyes of the City invites an unhurried view, seducing the eye to linger over the images, letting stories come to life in the mind.” Continue reading The Eyes of the City, by Richard Sandler @ NYJB

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The Art of Reviewing: Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays, by Cynthia Ozick

Like Updike, Anthony Burgess, and Vladimir Nabokov, Cynthia Ozick writes reviews with lush prose, each essay a stimulant to those seeking the beautiful interplay of ideas, language, and strong opinions. Continue reading The Art of Reviewing: Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays, by Cynthia Ozick

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