Lee Siegel

Lee Siegel is Slate's art critic.

Art
March 29 2006 6:01 AMDavid Hockney Is Afraid To Be AloneThe shallow lyricism of one of America's favorite painters.
Art
March 8 2006 6:42 AMRebels Without a CauseMaking sense of Dada today.
Art
Feb. 9 2006 7:22 AMAn American RilkeA closer look at sculptor David Smith.
Interrogation
Dec. 1 2005 1:05 PMSpike LeeThe director talks about movies, race, and Will Smith.
Art
Nov. 2 2005 6:55 AMElizabeth MurrayA guide to understanding her paintings.
Art
Aug. 3 2005 6:23 AMRobert MapplethorpeThe latest attempt to domesticate the controversial photographer.
Art
June 1 2005 5:31 PMBuild a Fort, Set That on FireThe trouble with Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Art
April 6 2005 6:26 AMCy TwomblyThe man who made an art out of doodles.
Art
Feb. 14 2005 7:13 PMRadical WillChristo and Jeanne-Claude's persistence pays off.
Culturebox
March 1 2004 6:33 PMLights, Camera, ActionA post-Oscars reflection on the state of American acting.
Art
Sept. 26 2003 2:24 PMThe Revolution That Wasn't TelevisedEllsworth Kelly said he wasn't influenced by TV. A critic argues he was. Who's right?
Photography
March 21 2003 12:58 PMTruth or DareTaking a closer look at Thomas Struth's objectivity.
Culturebox
Aug. 8 2001 3:00 AMThe Prophets of ProfitHow artists can slyly critique their wealthy patrons.
Art
March 15 2006 11:35 AMEast Meets WestWhy MoMA's new show doesn't help us understand Islam.
Art
Feb. 24 2006 6:24 AMWhat a ScreamEdvard Munch's Scandinavian morbidity.
Art
Dec. 28 2005 6:44 AMThe IncrediblesHow Pixar's animated films became the best literature around.
Art
Nov. 23 2005 9:22 AMThe Sacred and the ProfaneThe radical individualism of Fra Angelico's pious art.
Art
Aug. 10 2005 12:45 PMMistress of the MuseumThe terrible art and bad taste of Hilla Rebay, the Guggenheim's first director.
Art
July 13 2005 7:25 AMThe Artful SnapshotWhat makes Lee Friedlander's pictures good?
Art
May 4 2005 11:00 AMOdd Man OutMax Ernst wasn't like the other surrealists.
Art
March 9 2005 6:40 PMSalvador DalíArtist or kitsch-meister?
Art
Jan. 5 2005 1:44 PMHybrid ModelIsamu Noguchi went beyond modernism.
Art
Dec. 9 2003 12:03 PMThe Artful DodgerPhilip Guston was misunderstood—but why?
Art
May 8 2003 12:18 PMPedi-CureThe ambitious new Manet/Velázquez show is really a story about feet.
Art
Oct. 18 2001 11:14 PMThe Incredibles

TODAY IN SLATE

Culturebox

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The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

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The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers

Education

Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.

Culturebox

The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 2:05 PM Paul Farmer Says Up to Ninety Percent of Those Infected Should Survive Ebola. Is He Right?
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 22 2014 2:27 PM Facebook Made $595 Million in the U.K. Last Year. It Paid $0 in Taxes
  Life
Dear Prudence
Oct. 23 2014 6:00 AM Monster Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 10:39 PM Avengers: Age of Ultron Looks Like a Fun, Sprawling, and Extremely Satisfying Sequel
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 2:59 PM Netizen Report: Twitter Users Under Fire in Mexico, Venezuela, Turkey
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.