Prof. Sam Ben-Meir - Archive

Morality and Animal Rights: What Is “Ethical Interanimality”? By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, April 17, 2019
Painting as Metaphysics: Hilma af Klint and the Birth of Abstract Art By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, March 14, 2019
A New Despotism in the Era of Surveillance Capitalism By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, February 19, 2019
The Spirit of Romanticism: Eugène Delacroix at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, December 12, 2018
Rembrandt at the Scottish National Gallery By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, October 10, 2018
Exploring the Human Figure: Klimt and Schiele at New York’s Neue Galerie, Two of Austria’s Greatest Artists By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, August 15, 2018
An Artist for Dark Times: Giacometti at New York’s Guggenheim Museum By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, July 12, 2018
Truth in Painting: Cezanne’s Portraits at Washington’s National Gallery of Art By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 13, 2018
Is There an Alternative to Global Capitalism? By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 06, 2018
Trumpism and the Value of Truth. Donald Trump’s “Addiction to Lying”. The Onslaught of “Post Truth” By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 01, 2018
Art Review: In the Flesh, Chaim Soutine at the Jewish Museum in New York City. “The Transitivity between Humans and Animals” By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, May 11, 2018
American Arcadia: Thomas Cole at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art. Vanishing Beauty of Untrammeled Wilderness By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, April 25, 2018
Trials of the Flesh: Extraordinary Painter with New Eyes, Caravaggio in Milan By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, November 22, 2017
Envisioning the Divine: Mexican Artist Villalpando at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, September 20, 2017
Art, Music and History, The View From Above: Vienna at a Glance By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, September 06, 2017
Abraham and the Angels: Rembrandt at New York’s Frick Collection By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, August 01, 2017
Climate Change and the Catastrophe of Trumpism By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, July 25, 2017
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Anatomy of Suffering By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 09, 2017
Freedom and Form: French Impressionist Painter Frédéric Bazille at the National Gallery By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, May 02, 2017
Revisiting the Oracle: Artist J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) at the Frick Collection in New York City By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, March 21, 2017
Francis Picabia: A Painter for This Moment By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, February 24, 2017
Guido Cagnacci’s “Death of Cleopatra” (c. 1645) in New York By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, January 10, 2017
The Alt-Right Movement and America’s “Weimar Moment” By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, December 23, 2016
A Plea for “Irrelevant Education” By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, November 08, 2016
Is Trump a New Kind of Fascist? By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 17, 2016
Donald Brings Show Biz to Politics: Will America Survive a Trump Administration? By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, June 03, 2016