Christopher Knight

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.”
  • Critic's Notebook
MOCA has lacked an effective director for nearly 20 years. It's time for change

The Museum of Contemporary Art's last three leaders have been missing the director's gene, the DNA required to be not a smart curator but rather a top administrator. The hiring flubs need to stop — and fast.

  • Review
Lauren Halsey takes a fantastic voyage in MOCA's 'we still here, there'

The artist turns Plato's Cave into a South L.A. reverie, creating a splendid handmade grotto, which will subtly change over the next three months.