Report from the Front

Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard-copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

INSPIRED ILLUSTRATION: TENNIEL, CARROLL & THE ONE, THE ONLY ALICE

September 10, 2015

Tags: John Tenniel

John Tenniel (1820-1914). "Why is a raven like a writing desk?" (The Mad Tea Party), 1885. Hand-colored proof. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., The Morgan Library and Museum. Photography by Steven H. Crossot, 2014.
If you're already obsessing about the new fall season, this review is not for you. But if, on the other hand, you've been out of town for the past few months, and still want to catch a few of the summer's best shows before they go down, may I recommend “Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland,” at the Morgan Library and Museum (through October 12). (more…)