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 Times, and 1stdibs, 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

Robert Polidori Stitches Together Photos of City Life
1stdibs Introspective, September 19, 2016
At Paul Kasmin Gallery, the renowned photographer shows artful panoramas of Mumbai's sprawling outskirts and the ruins of a Beirut luxury hotel.

Rashid Johnson: An Anxious Man
Cultured, September/October 2016
Artist and peer Hank Willis Thomas visits Johnson's Brooklyn studio for a live action photoshoot.

Canvas Collection: Gerhard Richter’s Brush With Greatness
WSJ. magazine, June 25, 2016
At 84, the artist continues to add to his oeuvre, which encompasses colorful abstracts, black-and- white photo-realist works, conceptual sculptures and computer-generated prints

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Latest News

Fisher Collection and SF MoMA
A story about the deal between philanthropists Don and Doris Fisher and SF MoMA, celebrated by the SF Chronicle as a major scoop, turns out to reveal information I'd written about six years earlier in the New York Times.   The resultant flap was covered by Lee Rosenbaum's CultureGrrl

Dr. Lisa Gives a Sh*t
I was interviewed on a weekly 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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