Jim Lewis

Jim Lewis is the author of three novels, most recently, The King Is Dead.

Culturebox
Oct. 7 2010 11:51 AMiPad, Meet Your NemesisWhy art books won't become e-books any time soon.
Obit
May 14 2008 6:57 PMRemembering RauschenbergGreatness and golden slippers.
Books
March 10 2008 7:17 AMThe Perfect Novel You've Never Heard OfRediscovering Juan Rulfo's Pedro Paramo.
Obit
Nov. 12 2007 2:11 PMThe Pugilist at RestNorman Mailer's performance comes to a close.
Obit
July 10 2007 3:32 PMJohn SzarkowskiThe great hidden influence on photography.
Culturebox
Sept. 25 2006 4:44 PMDirty PicturesWhy the graphic sex in Destricted is more than porn.
Photography
July 7 2006 6:35 PMExploit and ClickThe fuss over the photographer who makes kids cry.
Art
Nov. 30 2005 6:54 AMMike KelleyThe last great 20th-century artist.
Photography
March 16 2005 12:25 PMThe Old MasterWho was Roger Fenton? A pioneer of photography.
Obit
Oct. 4 2004 1:23 PMThe Avedon LookHow the grand old master of portraiture made his name.
Culturebox
June 18 2004 9:40 AMThe Disneyfication of Joyce
Culturebox
June 15 2004 1:58 PMThe Father of Modernism
Obit
Dec. 22 2003 6:41 PMWhiskey TripGary Stewart, the demi-legend of country music.
Photography
Oct. 6 2003 6:34 PMDiane the CoedArbus' photos of freakish, strange people are disappointingly pious.
Culturebox
May 23 2003 11:43 AMCellini's Stellar CellarThe mystery of the saltcellar with the sky-high price.
Recycled
Sept. 16 2008 4:20 PMExploit and ClickThe fuss over Jill Greenberg's photography.
Culturebox
April 30 2008 1:42 PMThe Sweet Smell of SuccessThe mysterious art of writing about perfume.
Obit
Dec. 6 2007 12:53 PMElizabeth Hardwick, 1916-2007How the extraordinary critic read fiction.
Photography
Nov. 1 2007 5:23 PMWho's Zooming Who?Errol Morris' obsessive investigation of a Roger Fenton photograph.
Culturebox
Feb. 7 2007 12:56 PMA Very Nasty Portrait of the ArtistHow Factory Girl insults Andy Warhol.
Photography
Aug. 10 2006 5:48 PMDon't Believe What You See in the PapersThe untrustworthiness of news photography.
Obit
Feb. 2 2006 1:00 PMNam June PaikThe man who invented video art.
Culturebox
July 29 2005 12:13 PMThe AristocratsWhat's funny about one joke told over and over.
Culturebox
Oct. 20 2004 6:07 PMLindy Flies AgainThe Plot Against America goes to Texas.
Art
Sept. 15 2004 6:54 AMThe Lartigue Hoax?A new book offers a controversial take on the famous photographer.
Culturebox
June 17 2004 8:34 AMWhere Did Great Art Go?
Culturebox
April 5 2004 6:32 PMFront Page HorrorShould newspapers show us violent images from Iraq?
Culturebox
Dec. 9 2003 10:47 AMHow To WriteRead Mimesis.
Culturebox
July 7 2003 6:12 PMGertrude Stein RocksShould great poems be seen and not heard?
Books
May 13 2003 10:37 AM24-Hour WarIs Christopher Logue a genius or a madman?

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