Blogs

Blogs and Online Journals

  • artcritical.com, launched in 2003, is arguably the web's longest running online magazine of art and ideas.  Publisher and Editor David Cohen is a longstanding AICA member and former secretary of the British Section.  Nora Griffin is Associate Editor.  Regular contributors include David Carrier, David Brody, David Rhodes, Stephen Maine, Dennis Kardon, Maddie Phinney, Karen Gover, Edward Epstein, Becky Brown and Hearne Pardee.  Guest contributors have included Edmund White, David Plante, Barry Schwabsky, Lilly Wei and Merlin James.  Since 2004 artcritical has co-presented The Review Panel at the National Academy Museum and hosts its podcasts.
  • The blog (An Appropriate Distance) FROM THE MAYOR'S DOORSTEP presents AICA member Piri Halasz’s ongoing coverage of exhibitions in greater New York City.
  • Susan Noyes Platt’s Art and Politics Now expands on themes outlined in her 2011 book Art and Politics Now, Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis (Midmarch Arts Press).
  • Art & Architecture Quarterly/East End (aaqeastend.com) is an on-line quarterly forum for information and discussion about the art and architecture of the east end of Long Island. Authors wishing to submit ideas or articles for consideration should contact Managing Editor Jeff Heatley at jeff@aaqeastend.com.
  • Arts Journal offers an excellent, regularly updated amalgamation of reporting and blogging on all artistic forms and issues.
  • Founded in October 2000 and currently published monthly with a print circulation of 20,000 and an international online monthly readership of over 500,000, The Brooklyn Rail is committed to providing an independent forum for arts, culture, and politics throughout New York City and beyond. Publisher and AICA board member Phong Bui illustrates many of the Rail’s articles with his own portrait drawings. The Rail does not have an Editor-in-Chief; writers wishing to submit should contact section editors at [section]@brooklynrail.org (e.g., art@brooklynrail.org, dance@brooklynrail.org, etc.). Books, poetry, and fiction sections do not accept unsolicited submissions.
  • Glasstire comprehensive covers the visual arts across the entire state of Texas, offering a wide range of opinions, interviews, reports and reviews.  They have recently expanded their coverage to include reviews and articles about Southern California.
  • AICA board member and AS | ARTISTS STUDIOS founder Jill Conner presents articles, reviews, and essays on the site that bears her name.
  • Modern Art Notes is AICA member offers a daily stream of Tyler Green’s well-researched reporting, along with occasional interviews, reviews, and opinions.
  • Romainebrooks.com is a joint project by AICA member JAV, a psychotherapist/writer/critic who is concerned about the influence of culture on psyche, and SAN, an art historian/writer/critic who comments on the derailment of culture in contemporary society.
  • The Silo is AICA member Raphael Rubenstein’s “personal, revisionist ‘dictionary’ of contemporary art.”
  • A Year of Positive Thinking is artist and AICA member Mira Schor’s New York-centric consideration of all things aesthetic.
  • BURNAWAY is an Atlanta-based online magazine and nonprofit organization dedicated to providing critical coverage and dialogue about the arts in and from Atlanta and the Southeast. We fulfill our mission through an online arts publication, a critics-in-residency program, a writing mentorship program, an annual print publication, and other public programs. To submit story ideas and articles for consideration, contact editor and AICA member Stephanie Cash at stephanie@burnaway.org.

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