Mia Fineman

Mia Fineman is a writer and curator in New York.

Gallery
June 10 2009 7:03 AM"Children of Bad Memories"Photographing a generation born of rape during the Rwandan genocide.
Art
July 16 2008 7:03 AMArt or NotThe Brooklyn Museum crowd-sources a photography exhibition.
Art
April 16 2008 7:19 AMThe New Emperor of No-BrowIs Takashi Murakami Japan's Andy Warhol—or its Walt Disney?
Recycled
Feb. 19 2008 5:16 PMOne Last ShakeHow the soon-to-be-extinct Polaroid changed the American snapshot.
The Book Club
Dec. 5 2007 3:18 PMIs Bilbao Really Modernist?
Art
Nov. 7 2007 7:25 AMThe Anti-OprahThe violent, abject, sometimes disconcertingly tender art of Kara Walker.
Culturebox
Oct. 5 2007 7:33 AMMy Kid Could Paint ThatDoes Marla Olmstead's work belong in a museum or on the fridge?
Art
May 25 2007 7:38 AMThe Helvetica HegemonyHow an unassuming font took over the world.
Art
March 21 2007 3:18 PMYouTube for ArtistsThe best places to find video art online.
Art
Nov. 15 2006 12:23 AMCartoon ViolenceThe true power of Fernando Botero's Abu Ghraib paintings.
Art
Oct. 19 2006 8:28 AMDigital LandscapesThe changing role of nature in art.
Art
June 8 2005 3:00 PMThe Most Famous Farm Couple in the WorldWhy American Gothic still fascinates.
Art
March 12 2004 4:59 PMOver the RainbowWhat's on view at the Whitney Museum's escapist, moderate 2004 Biennial.
Art
Oct. 30 2003 11:27 AMThe Pleasure PrincipleRichard Prince's post-pulp art takes a new step.
Art
Feb. 19 2009 6:43 AMStrike a PoseThe strange art of fashion photography.
Art
May 14 2008 7:03 AMDrawn-Out ProcessPhilip Guston's brave evolution from Abstract Expressionist to comics-inspired draftsman.
Art
March 19 2008 1:38 PMWhen Frank Stella Met Benjamin MooreThe art you can make with paint from a can.
Art
Jan. 16 2008 7:38 AMNaked AmbitionWhy doesn't Spencer Tunick get any respect?
The Book Club
Dec. 4 2007 12:58 PMWhat Is Modernism, Exactly? And Is It Still alive?
Art
Oct. 17 2007 11:23 AMSay Cheese!A history of the American snapshot.
Art
June 27 2007 11:00 AMThe Fantasy World of Ryan McGinleyDoes photography's hot young thing deserve all the hype?
Art
April 25 2007 11:49 AMTable for 39The Dinner Party, Judy Chicago's iconic work of feminist art, stands the test of time.
Art
Jan. 19 2007 3:09 PMThe Upside-Down CriticWhat to make of Robert Hughes' Australian roots.
Culturebox
Nov. 10 2006 10:54 AMArbus in FursHow Fur mythologizes the iconic photographer.
Culturebox
Nov. 22 2005 5:27 PMExistential SuperstarAnother look at Edvard Munch's The Scream.
Art
Feb. 2 2005 7:11 PMRaphael's Other WomanWho is the mystery lady in La Fornarina?
Art
Dec. 30 2003 3:07 PMTalk of the TownCritics love the painter John Currin. But why?

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Behold
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 1 2014 12:21 PM How One Entrepreneur Is Transforming Blood Testing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 11:59 AM Ask a Homo: A Lesbian PDA FAQ
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM “I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
  Arts
Music
Oct. 1 2014 12:21 PM How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM Watch a Crowd Go Wild When Steve Jobs Moves a Laptop in This 1999 Demonstration of WiFi
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.