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.”
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LAUSD caves to claims of racism on a school mural. It's deplorable

The L.A. Unified School District has bowed to a misguided censorship campaign and will destroy a civic mural — an irresponsible move on a campus named for social justice warrior Robert F. Kennedy, who was murdered at the site in 1968.

Best art of 2018: Jasper Johns, Renaissance nudes, 'Made in L.A.' and a sleeper hit at LACMA

The Times' art critic Christopher Knight shares his top 10 museum exhibitions for the year, and take note: Six of them are still open to see.