Christopher Knight

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Christopher Knight is art critic for the Los Angeles Times. He is a three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism (1991, 2001 and 2007). Knight received the 1997 Frank Jewett Mather Award for distinction in art criticism from the College Art Assn., becoming the first journalist to win the award in more than 25 years. He has appeared on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” PBS’ “NewsHour,” NPR's “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” and CNN and was featured in the 2009 documentary movie about the controversial relocation of the Barnes Foundation’s art collection, “The Art of the Steal.”

Recent Articles

  • Who am I? Provocative answers in 'Me, Myself, I' at China Art Objects

    Who am I? Provocative answers in 'Me, Myself, I' at China Art Objects

    LaToya Ruby Frazier’s black-and-white photograph of her grandmother shows the gray-haired matriarch in profile, lighting up a Pall Mall in a cluttered room stuffed with nearly two-dozen dolls. It takes just a moment to register that the tousled older woman is black and that almost all the dolls,...

  • Alex Da Corte set Pop aflame at Art + Practice

    Alex Da Corte set Pop aflame at Art + Practice

    With its vivid colors, direct appeal to commerce and jaunty emphasis on diversionary amusement, Pop is not often regarded as one of the dark arts. The work of Alex Da Corte seems to be an exception to the rule. A thread of deep, disquieting despair runs through the seemingly cheerful environment...

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