Michael J. Lewiss latest book is American Art & Architecture (Thames & Hudson).
Frank Furness, rational rogue (Features) , February 2013, 12
Reconsidering the "rogue" architecture of Frank Furness.
Ringside with Bellows (Features) , December 2012, 14
On George Bellows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The (Features) , June 2012, 24
On the Barnes Foundations new location in Philadelphia.
American art in New York (Art) , March 2012, 43
On the Met and "Making American Taste: Narrative Art for a New Democracy" at the New York Historical Society.
Islam by any other name (Features) , December 2011, 13
On the Mets reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia.
America resumed: 9/11 remembered (Features) , September 2011, 4
The first entry in our series "Future tense: the lessons of culture in an age of upheaval."
The bard of blank (Features) , December 2010, 13
On the art & architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Building the Gilded Age (Features) , October 2010, 16
Revisiting McKim, Mead & White.
The Bauhaus restored (Features) , December 2009, 4
On “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Boy-face genius (Books) , September 2009, 68
Of trinities, mafias & art (Features) , May 2009, 24
On the half-century tenure of William H. Pierson, Lane Faison & Whitney Stoddard in the art department at Williams College.
American art: the authorized version (Features) , December 2008, 9
On American Encounters: Art, History, and Cultural Identity, by Angela L. Miller, Janet C. Berlo, Bryan Wolf, and Jennifer L. Roberts.
American pastoral (Books) , April 2008, 68
On George Inness: A Catalogue Raisonné by Michael Quick.
The rise of the (Features) , December 2007, 4
On the ungainly fusion of architecture and celebrity.
The ley of the land (Books) , September 2007, 67
On Landscape Painting: A History by Nils Büttner.
T. J. Clark in winter (Features) , December 2006, 4
On the Marxist art historian and his new book, The Sight of Death: An Experiment in Art Writing.
McKim, Mead & White's architectural citizenship (Architecture) , September 2006, 77
The influences of the architectural triumvirate: McKim, Mead & White.
Renzo Piano & the Morgan Library (Architecture) , June 2006, 56
A splendid building.
Practical & symbolic (Books) , May 2006, 73
On The Architecture of Warren & Wetmore by Peter Pennoyer & Anne Walker.
The fiasco at Ground Zero (Features) , December 2005, 10
On the failure to memorialize the Twin Towers.
Spacious perspectives (Books) , November 2005, 68
On William H. Jordys Symbolic Essence.
Rara avis (Books) , January 2005, 66
A review of John James Audubon: The Making of an American, by Richard Rhodes.
MOMA reopened (Features) , December 2004, 15
On Yoshio Taniguchi’s architectural design of the recently refurbished MOMA.
Exhibition Note (Art) , June 2004, 42
"Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser" at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, March 5-July 25, 2004.
“All sail, no anchor”: architecture after modernism (Features) , December 2003, 4
On American modernism in architecture. The fourth of our series “Lengthened shadows: America and Its Institutions in the Twenty-first Century.”
The art of art history (Books) , November 2003, 67
A review of Art: A New History, by Paul Johnson.
Art history, Oxford style (Features) , December 2002, 17
On the iconoclastic Oxford History of Art.
American sublime (Features) , September 2002, 27
Ego, vanity & megalomania (Books) , May 2002, 72
A review of Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford: Thirty Years of Correspondence, edited by Bruce Brook Pfeiffer & Robert Wojtowicz.
The realism of Thomas Eakins (Features) , December 2001, 27
Louis Sullivan after functionalism (Features) , September 2001, 50
Occasioned by The Idea of Louis Sullivan, by John Szarkowski; Louis Sullivan: The Poetry of Architecture, by Robert Twombly and Narciso G. Menocal; Sullivan’s City: The Meaning of Ornament for Louis Sullivan, by David van Zanten.
The American view of landscape (Features) , April 2000, 4
The Guggenheim in Bilbao (Architecture) , June 1999, 52
Activism & architecture: a tale of two cities (Notebook) , June 1998, 85
On the symposium Reassessing 68 in New York & Paris: Activism, Architecture & the Academy at Columbia University
Two of the Eight (Books) , September 1997, 65
Review of Revolutionaries of Realism: The Letters of John Sloan & Robert Henri edited by Bennard B. Perlman
Robert Hughes's Amerika (Features) , June 1997, 14
On Hughess latest book & PBS television series, American Visions
Homer, Hopper & the critics (Features) , September 1996, 74
On recent exhibitions of these artists work & Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography by Gail Levin