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Mark Feeney (born 1957) is an arts critic for The Boston Globe. He is the author of the book Nixon at the Movies (2004).

Life and workEdit

Feeney graduated from Harvard in 1979 and has worked for the paper ever since, as a researcher, writer, and editor.

He has taught at Yale, Brandeis, Princeton, and Brown universities. During spring 2014 he was an Institute for the Liberal Arts journalism fellow at Boston College.

A finalist for the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing, he won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his "penetrating and versatile command of the visual arts, from film and photography to painting."[1] In 2009, he was a Foster Distinguished Writer at Penn State University.[2] In 2010, he delivered the Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture in American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.[3]


  • Nixon at the Movies. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0226239682.


  1. ^ "Mark Feeney of The Boston Globe". Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Award-winning journalists highlight Foster Conference - Penn State University". Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Clarice Smith Lectures / American Art". Retrieved 30 July 2017.

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