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Famous Female Art Critics

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List of famous female art critics, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female art critics list contains the most prominent and top females known for being art critics. There are thousand of females working as art critics in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic art critics have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a art critic then the people below should give you inspiration.

List includes Deborah Solomon, Tory Dent and more.

While this isn't a list of all female art critics, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female art critics?" and "Who are the best female art critics?"
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Stéphanie Moisdon (born 1967) is a French curator and art critic. She was co-curator of the exhibition Présumés Innocents in Bordeaux, 2000; Manifesta 4 in Frankfurt, 2001; and Before the End at Consortium, Dijon, 2004. She is co-founder of the BDV (Bureau des vidéos), chief editor of Frog magazine. She is Head of the Masters Programme in Fine Art at the École cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL) in Lausanne, Switzerland.In 2002 her eponymous collection of texts and interviews was published including texts concerning John Armleder, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Henry Bond, Guy Debord, Jean-Luc Godard, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Douglas Gordon, Carsten Höller, Michel Houellebecq, Pierre Huyghe, Jacques ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Deborah Solomon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Art Critics
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Deborah Solomon (born August 9, 1957 in New York City) is an American art critic, journalist and biographer. Her weekly column, "Questions For" ran in The New York Times Magazine from 2003 to 2011. She is currently the art critic for WNYC Public Radio, the New York City affiliate of NPR. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Karen Wilkin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Art Critics
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Karen Wilkin (born 1940) is a New York-based independent curator and art critic specializing in 20th-century modernism. Educated at Barnard College and Columbia University, she was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship, to Rome. Wilkin has organized numerous exhibitions internationally and is the author of monographs on Stuart Davis, David Smith, Anthony Caro, Kenneth Noland, Helen Frankenthaler, and Hans Hofmann. Her recent projects include a Hofmann retrospective for the Naples Art Museum, Naples, Florida, and, with William C. Agee, the introductory essays for the Stuart Davis Catalogue Raisonné. Wilkin met Clement Greenberg in the early 1970s. When the Portland ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Claudia Moscovici is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Art Critics
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Claudia Moscovici is a Romanian-American novelist and art/literary critic. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania