Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Books / Art: Michiko Kakutani & criticism

A good line from a Slate article about NY Times book critic Michiko Kakutani. Good words to remember for the art reviews I write.
As a student at Oxford, the future drama critic Kenneth Tynan got back a paper with this comment: "Keep a strict eye on eulogistic & dyslogistic adjectives—They shd diagnose (not merely blame) & distinguish (not merely praise.)"