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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

  • Carlos Cruz-Diez at Louis Stern Fine Arts
    Carlos Cruz-Diez at Louis Stern Fine Arts

    For Venezuela-born, Paris-based artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, art is an experience located in a viewer, not an object in the world. A painting or sculpture is merely an interactive catalyst.

  • Allan Sekula at Christopher Grimes Gallery
    Allan Sekula at Christopher Grimes Gallery

    Allan Sekula (1951-2013) spent more than a decade near the end of his life photographing “the floating world” — not the elaborate Japanese pleasure-zone made famous in Ukiyo-e printmaking but the more mundane, grimier reality of international cargo-shipping, which keeps the...

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