Morgan Meis is a Contributing Editor at The Easel. He is a prominent US author and essayist who writes on art and culture. He won an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital Arts Writer Award in 2009 and the Whiting Award for non-fiction in 2013. Morgan contributes to the New Yorker, is an editor at 3 Quarks Daily and was formerly a contributing editor of The Smart Set. He holds a PhD in philosophy from the New School.