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Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman is a longtime critic for The New York Times. A version of his essay in this issue will appear in the collection City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World, edited by Catie Marron and published in April by Harper.
 (April 2016)

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Missionaries

Missionaries

'The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde'

The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde

an exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 21–September 6, 2011; The Grand Palais, Paris, October 3, 2011–January 16, 2012; and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, February 28–June 3, 2012

Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fäy, and the Vichy Dilemma

by Barbara Will

Ida: A Novel

by Gertrude Stein, edited by Logan Esdale

April 26, 2012 issue

A Very Wily Believer

A Very Wily Believer

Leo and His Circle: The Life of Leo Castelli

by Annie Cohen-Solal, translated from the French by Mark Polizzotti with the author

January 13, 2011 issue

Deuce!

Deuce!

Open: An Autobiography

by Andre Agassi

A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordinary Men, a World Poised for War, and the Greatest Tennis Match Ever Played

by Marshall Jon Fisher

June 24, 2010 issue

Bad Bargains for Russian Music

Bad Bargains for Russian Music

The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

by Simon Morrison

The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

by Richard Taruskin

On Russian Music

by Richard Taruskin

August 13, 2009 issue

The Last Act

Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice

by Janet Malcolm

October 25, 2007 issue

Lone Star

Lone Star

Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould

by Kevin Bazzana

October 7, 2004 issue

The Saint

Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and the Intellectual Origins of the Museum of Modern Art

by Sybil Gordon Kantor

November 20, 2003 issue

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