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

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.