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Has the Artworld Been Kidding Itself about Abstract Art?
by Michelle Marder Kamhi
Review of "Inventing Abstraction, 1910-1925" at the Museum of Modern Art--with telling remarks by Director Glen Lowry.
by the Editors
Review of "Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals . . ." at the Frick Collection. On Girl with a Pearl Earring (the painting, the novel, the movie) and much more.
Barbara Branden: Boswellian Biographer of Ayn Rand
by the Editors
In Memoriam: Barbara Branden (1929-2012), Rand's friend and protégé, and author of The Passion of Ayn Rand.
Best of Aristos (from the print archive)
Boswell's Johnson--Branden's Rand: The Passion of Ayn Rand in Historical Perspective (May 1987)
by Louis Torres
ALSO OF INTEREST
About, sample articles, reviews, back issues. . .
What Art Is: The Esthetic, Theory of Ayn Rand (2000). Chapter Summaries, Reviews/Responses. . .
The Definition of Art (Ch. 6)
What Art Is Online (2000-2003)
Supplement to What Art Is -- articles and excerpts
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