Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Art & Architecture”

Apatow & Conservative Movies

The film director says the Right can’t handle messy conflict

Posted August 7th, 2017

Bob Dylan On The Road To Damascus

On epiphanies, and rooting new creation in old tradition

Posted June 6th, 2017

Newly Woke Artist Agrees To Burn Own Work

A deeply troubling precedent at Minnesota’s Walker Art Center

Posted June 1st, 2017

Death In Venice

We are a depraved civilization that deserves judgment

Posted May 17th, 2017

Hatch Show Print Heaven

Memorable souvenirs of Nashville

Posted April 28th, 2017

Taxpayer-Supported Agitprop As Anti-Fascist Talisman

If we don’t keep left-wing artists suckling at the federal teat, Hitler will win! says left-wing artist

Posted April 7th, 2017

Her Life Among The Deathworks

Catherine Opie, Philip Rieff, and a strategy for the end of the world

Posted April 2nd, 2017

Orchestra Hero

Posted March 2nd, 2017

Multiculturalism And Modernity

On the film Before The Rain, and the impossibility of living fully in modernity or tradition

Posted January 1st, 2017

The Virtual Hagia Sophia

Stanford scientists and Cappella Romana recreate Byzantine chant as it would have sounded there

Posted December 30th, 2016

The Abolition Of Man (No, Really)

A man who aspires to create mutant forms of human life for art’s sake

Posted December 23rd, 2016

Brokeback Mountain, Hamilton, Art

A lament for the way ideological passion and cultural politics ruin popular art

Posted November 20th, 2016

Growing Up With Sensual Religion

How the way we worshiped as a child orients us aesthetically towards the world

Posted April 29th, 2016

The Architecture of the Benedict Option

In Britain, rediscovering the enduring beauty and power of Christian buildings and places

Posted February 3rd, 2016

Re-Sacramentalizing My Life

How I learned to start seeing the world more sacramentally

Posted January 25th, 2016

God And Architecture

How the structure of our buildings discloses something about the divine

Posted January 15th, 2016

The Art $800 Million Would Buy

If you won the big Powerball jackpot, what art or cultural work would you commission?

Posted January 8th, 2016