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List of notable or famous art critics from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top art critics born in the United States and even some popular art critics who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American art critics then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art critics are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art critic from the United States is included when available.

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Andrew Berardini is an American writer known for his work as a visual art critic and curator in Los Angeles. He has published articles and essays in publications such as frieze, Mousse, Fillip, Artforum, ArtReview, Art-Agenda, Paper Monument, Art in America, Public Fiction, Rolling Stone, and the LA Weekly. A graduate with an MFA in Writing from the School of Critical Studies at California Institute of the Arts, Berardini has lectured on Art History and Cultural Production at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and has been faculty at the Mountain School of Arts since 2008, in addition to guest lecturing widely. He previously held the position of assistant editor of Semiotext ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California, United States of America

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Arthur Danto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Critics from the United States
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Arthur Coleman Danto was an American art critic and philosopher. He is best known for having been influential, long-time art critic for The Nation and for his work in philosophical aesthetics and philosophy of history, though he contributed significantly to a number of fields, including the philosophy of action. His interests included thought, feeling, philosophy of art, theories of representation, philosophical psychology, Hegel's aesthetics, and the philosophers Friedrich Nietzsche and Arthur Schopenhauer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1924-2013)

Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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Bernard Berenson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Critics from the United States
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Bernard Berenson was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. He was a major figure in pioneering art attribution and therefore establishing the market for paintings by the "Old Masters". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 94 (1865-1959)

Birthplace: Butrimonys, Lithuania

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Charmion Von Wiegand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Critics from the United States
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Charmion von Wiegand was an American journalist, abstract painter, and art critic. She was the daughter of Inez Royce and Karl Henry von Wiegand, the German-born journalist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1896-1983)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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