Philip Kennicott

Art and architecture criticWashington, D.C.


The revelations of torture and deception should force us to question our fundamental view of who we are.

  • Dec 10, 2014

The National Museum of Women in the Arts’ ambitious exhibition focuses on images of the Virgin Mary.

  • Dec 3, 2014

Andrew Carnegie’s 1902 home seemed like an odd place for a design museum. Now, it feels like a good fit.

  • Nov 28, 2014

“Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague” is billed as the first major show devoted to the Flemish painter.

  • Nov 21, 2014

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Cosby had suggested that questions about rape allegations were irresponsible.

  • Nov 20, 2014

Her first comprehensive American survey argues for thinking of these works as performances of a sort.

  • Nov 14, 2014

Architect Bjarke Ingels’s plan has captivating elements, but much that is precious and intimate would be lost.

  • Nov 13, 2014

African American artworks from Bill and Camille Cosby’s collection mostly pale next to museum’s evocative art.

  • Nov 9, 2014

The well-regarded French pianist endured frustrating interpretations of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.

  • Nov 9, 2014

Two small U.S. shows honor the artist on the 400th anniversary of his death.

  • Nov 8, 2014
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