Board

AICA-USA Board 2012–2013

President

Babara MacAdam

Deputy editor of ARTnews, where she also writes on a wide range of contemporary art topics.  Previously she worked as executive editor of Art + Auction, and has been editor at Review: Latin American Literature and Arts and New York magazine.

Treasurer

Jill Conner

New York editor of Whitehot Magazine; editor of On-Verge. Contributes to AfterimageArtUSArt in AmericaInterview MagazinePerformance Art Journal, and Sculpture Magazine.

Secretary

Josephine Gear

Museum Studies faculty, New York University; former Whitney Museum branch director.

Board Member

Phyllis Braff

Past president of AICA/USA; art critic for New York Times regional sections for several decades; former museum curator.    

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Phong Bui

Artist, Writer, and independent curator; publisher of monthly arts journal The Brooklyn Rail.

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RoseLee Goldberg

Founder and director of Performa; author of several books on performance art.

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Susan Harris

Independent critic and curator; most recent project Toxic Beauty: The Art of Frank Moore (2012).

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Carol Kino

Frequent contributor for The New York Times, Contributing editor at Art + Auction; 2007 and 2011 USC Annenberg / Getty Arts Journalism Fellow.

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Norman Kleeblatt

Chief Curator, The Jewish Museum, New York.  Recent exhibition catalogues include Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 (2008), Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art (2002).  Contributes to ArtforumArt in AmericaArt Journal, and ARTnews.

Board Member

Barry Schwabsky

Art critic, The Nation; co-editor of international reviews, Artforum. Books include Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting (2004), The Widening Circle: Consequences of Modernism in Contemporary Art (1997), and several volumes of poetry, most recently Book Left Open in the Rain (2009). 

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Irving Sandler

Art critic and educator, co-founder of Artists Space. First-person accounts of New York art and artists, 1950s - present.  Author of numerous books and monographs, most recently Abstract Expressionism and the American Experience: a Reevaluation (2009).  

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Phyllis Tuchman

University educator, exhibition curator, and lecturer for more than 40 years.  Her essays, profiles, interviews, & reviews appear in a wide range of magazines, newspapers, and catalogues.

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Amei Wallach

Art critic and filmmaker; AICA-USA board president, 2000-2005. Has written for Art in AmericaThe New York TimesSmithsonianVanity Fair, as well as numerous books and catalogues; formerly arts commentator for PBS Newshour, chief art critic for Newsday/New York Newsday. Organizes and moderates numerous U.S. and international panels and symposia. Co-director, “Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine” (2008); in post-production on Ilya and Emilia Kabakov documentary. Founding Program Director Art Writing Workshop, a partnership between AICA and the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Art Writing Workshop. 

Board Member

Lilly Wei

Has written regularly for Art in America since 1982, is a contributing editor for ARTnews and Art Asia Pacific, and has contributed essays to numerous museum and gallery publications. Wei has organized numerous shows in the United States and abroad, most recently Mei Guo (The Beau Monde) for Contrasts Gallery in Shanghai and Beijing, and Into the Trees for The Fields Sculpture Park in Ghent, NY.

Headquartered in New York, AICA-USA's membership comprises over 400 critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States.

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