James Gardner

Philippe de Montebello

A Visual Dialogue

What connoisseurs talk about when they talk among themselves

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13 • By JAMES GARDNER

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‘New Hoover Convertibles’ (1981-87)

Eager to Please

Jeff Koons and the kitchen-sink approach to art

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JAMES GARDNER

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‘Departure’ (1932) by Max Beckmann

The Evil of Banality

On the Nazi perversion of art.

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32 • By JAMES GARDNER

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Bernard Berenson (ca. 1955)

The Connoisseur

Bernard Berenson and the appreciation of art.

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22 • By JAMES GARDNER

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‘Guerrilla Warfare, Civil War’ by Albert Bierstadt (1862)

Canvas Battlefield

In the Civil War, art comes to terms with reality.

Aug 19, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 46 • By JAMES GARDNER

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Bust of FDR at Four Freedoms Park

A Hidden Monument

Roosevelt Island commemorates its namesake.

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30 • By JAMES GARDNER

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