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

  • Artist Steven Hull takes a seat at the dark carnival of life

    Artist Steven Hull takes a seat at the dark carnival of life

    New paintings, sculptures and a group of compelling drawings by Steven Hull are eccentric evocations of the risks, rewards and penalties of going out beyond one’s usual limits. For his 11th solo show at Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Hull goes out to sea. Anchored by sculptures of a sailboat and battleships...

  • Michael Henry Hayden's 'Knock Knock' is a portal to mystery

    Michael Henry Hayden's 'Knock Knock' is a portal to mystery

    Thirteen recent painted wall reliefs by Michael Henry Hayden exploit a gimmick, mixing real objects with painted illusions. But they do it in thoughtful and ultimately engaging ways. At ACME Gallery, the repeated format for "Knock Knock" is straightforward. Each work is a diptych with a section...

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