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An energetic and persuasive voice in the art world for more than two decades, Jerry Saltz is currently the Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine. In 2006 Saltz was named “Best Art Critic” by Time Out New York and he is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist in Criticism. Saltz served as a judge in the Bravo series Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

Throughout his career, Saltz has articulated his opinions by writing for a number of well-known publications including Village Voice, where he reigned as Senior Art Critic from 1998 to 2007, Frieze, Modern Painters and Art in America, among others.

Beyond his writing, Saltz has lectured at numerous prominent universities and museums across America, including Harvard, Yale, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Cleveland Art Institute, and many others. He has been awarded three Honorary Doctorates.