- How Critical Thinking Sabotages Painting
- The Teddy Bears
- Dave Hickey’s Politics of Beauty
- Irving Sandler: Scene It All
- Creative Class, Dismissed
- A Pedagogical Straightjacket
- Blowing Art Theory Smoke
- The Lie of the Portrait
- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Mess
- Sleeping Beauty
- A Brush with Leo Strauss
- Confessions of an Abstract Painter
- Matisse Wins!
- Peter Plagens: An Essay by his Wife
- Traces of Artistry
- Why Paint a Painting at the End of the 20th Century?
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