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New Site Launch :: The New Criterion

The New Criterion, now co-edited by the art critic Hilton Kramer and Roger Kimball, was founded in 1982 by Mr. Kramer and the pianist and music critic Samuel Lipman. A monthly review of the arts and intellectual life . . . Serious, but not academic . . . a staunch defender of the values of high culture, an articulate scourge of artistic mediocrity and intellectual mendacity wherever they are found. . .”

The May 2008 issue includes a special feature on eduction, with online content providing limtied content access (subscribers have full access). The following

Introduction: What was a Liberal education? by Roger Kimball
An introduction to our special issue on education.

The New Learning that Failed by Victor Davis Hanson
On the value of classical learning.

The Age of Educational Romanticism by Charles Murray
On requiring every child to be above average.

The Old Story by William Logan

The Fossil-Finder by David Sanders

Some Kind of Happiness by Charles Martin

The Other Osprey by Molly McQuade

Gallery Chronicle by James Panero
On “John Dubrow: Paintings” at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, “Wayne Thiebaud: The Figure” at Allan Stone Gallery, “Gregory Crewdson” at Luhring Augustine, and “Lois Dodd: Landscapes and Structures, a Survey Exhibition” at Alexandre Gallery.

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