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Justin Davidson

  1. art
    Davidson on How to Adapt the American Folk Art MuseumDavidson: “There is a more attractive alternative.”
  2. walk-through
    A First Look at the Queens Museum’s World of TomorrowArt critic Jerry Saltz and architecture critic Justin Davidson tour the museum after its $69 million renovation.
  3. classical music review
    Davidson: Anna Nicole the Opera Is a Big Bust“The American idioms appear to have sprung from a phrase book edited on another planet.”
  4. classical music
    Justin Davidson on the MoMA’s First Sound Art ExhibitionThe artists in Soundings all seem to live in isolation booths.
  5. art
    Davidson on James Turrell’s Hallucinatory Guggenheim TransformationHe’s given visitors a new reason to raise their gaze.
  6. music
    Justin Davidson on the Transporting Power of the Nomadic Guitarist BombinoRecently, he has embarked on a different kind of wandering, which brings him to the Celebrate Brooklyn! festival on June 21.
  7. architecture
    Justin Davidson on the Twin Legacies of Le CorbusierWhy architects have never stopped paying tribute to him. ­
  8. walk-through
    Jerry Saltz and Justin Davidson on the Restoration of Donald Judd’s LoftOur art and architecture critics walked through it together.
  9. classical music
    Davidson on the Vienna Philharmonic’s Suppressed Nazi Past“The orchestra was methodical in purging its Jewish members; thirteen were expelled, and five of them were murdered.”
  10. architecture
    Justin Davidson on Ada Louise Huxtable, 1921–2013“At 90, she was still writing circles around the rest of us.”
  11. year in culture 2012
    Critics’ Roundtable: What Was the Cultural Event of 2012?And four other equally pertinent questions.
  12. year in culture 2012
    Justin Davidson’s Top 10 Classical Music Performances of 2012Thomas Adès’s The Tempest, “John Cage at 100,” and more.
  13. opera
    Justin Davidson on Peter Gelb’s Operatic Tyranny“Gelb has only his own judgment to fall back on, and nobody to tell him when it’s flawed.”
  14. Justin Davidson on New York City Opera’s Last-Chance SeasonThe company has four chances to save itself.
  15. classical music
    Davidson: The Disappearing James LevineThe current of conviction flowing from him has flickered.
  16. new york philharmonic
    Justin Davidson on Closing the Philharmonic’s Generation GapWhoever succeeds Zarin Mehta as executive director will have to work to continue breaking down the idea that the Philharmonic is forbidding and elitist.
  17. in the magazine
    MoMA and P.S. 1’s Deliberately Flimsy Pole Dance“Maybe this is flimsiness’s moment.”