I write about all aspects of art and the art world – from artists, museums, galleries, and the market to museum issues, art history, conservation, and art law. Writing about art  has allowed me to tackle virtually any subject I've wanted to, from politics and technology to military history and contemporary culture.  It is the perfect beat for anyone who wants to be a generalist in specialist's clothing.  

You can find my work in WSJ., TThe New York Times1stdibs and ArtDesk, among others.  I have also written for Slate, The Atlantic Monthly, Abu Dhabi's National, Art + Auction, Art in America and many more.   

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Latest Stories

Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz Builds a School in Rio
WSJ. magazine, Culture, May 28, 2016
High in a Rio favela, Vik Muniz has built Escola Vidigal, an institution that offers free arts-oriented classes to local children, a program he hopes will change the direction of their lives

Farideh Lashai's Vision in the Desert
1stdibs Introspective, May 9, 2016
The Iranian artist gets a stunning posthumous retrospective inside a 19th-century home in the United Arab Emirates.

Landscape Artist Roberto Burle Marx’s Lasting Influence
WSJ. magazine, Style & Design, April 30, 2016
A new exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum demonstrates the late Brazilian landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx’s influence on today’s contemporary artists, including distinguished painter Beatriz Milhazes who challenges motifs of the tropics.

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Latest News

Dr. Lisa Gives a Sh*t
Last fall, I appeared on this weekly radio show hosted by my good friend Lisa Levy–aka Dr. Lisa Levy S.P (Self-Proclaimed), which airs on Radio Free Brooklyn.  She analyzed my issues with my accent (slightly English) and I analyzed her problems interviewing male artists of a certain age and stature.  

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News Flashback

May 14, 2016: SF MoMA unveils its new building, fueled by the donation of the Don & Doris Fisher collection, to the public: 

Private Collection Becomes Very Public
NYT Arts & Leisure, June 6, 2010
The extraordinary art collection of the Gap's founders, Don and Doris Fisher, will go on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in "Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection."

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