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

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  News & Politics
The World
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  Business
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  Life
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  Double X
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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Technology
Technology
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  Health & Science
Climate Desk
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  Sports
Sports Nut
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