Catesby Leigh--Classical Exceptionalism: Thoughts on the West's Unique Artistic Achievement and Its Enduring Relevance

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Catesby Leigh has been writing about architecture, urban planning, and public memorials since the 1990s. He also writes about fine art, especially sculpture, and his main interests include the classical sources of monumentality. His commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Weekly Standard, National Review, First Things, Modern Age, Claremont Review of Books and other publications. Leigh is also a co-founder and emeritus chair of the National Civic Art Society, a non-profit educational organization which seeks to improve the quality of the nation's public art and architecture. He lives in Washington, DC.

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