Photo: Freebase/Public domain

READ Famous Male Art Critics

Reference
6.0k views 159 items Embed

List of famous male art critics, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male art critics list contains the most prominent and top males known for being art critics. There are thousand of males 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 male aspiring to be a art critic then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list is made up of people like Julien Leclercq and Dominique Moulon.

While this isn't a list of all male art critics, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male art critics?" and "Who are the best male art critics?"
Frank O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Art Critics
Photo: Freebase

Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara was an American writer, poet and art critic. Because of his employment as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, O'Hara became prominent in New York City's art world. O'Hara is regarded as a leading figure in the New York School—an informal group of artists, writers ...more

Age: Died at 40 (1926-1966)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Profession: Poet, Art critic, Curator, Writer, Playwright

Also Ranked

#70 on The Best Gay Authors

#52 on The Best Poets of the 20th Century

#34 on The Best American Poets

see more on Frank O'Hara
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Art Critics
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of German literature. He is widely considered by ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1729-1781)

Birthplace: Kamenz, Germany

Profession: Librarian, Dramaturge, Art critic, Writer, Publicist, + more

Credits: Emilia Galotti, The Girl from Barnhelm

see more on Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Charles Baudelaire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Art Critics
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal, expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century. Baudelaire's ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1821-1867)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Poet, Art critic, Essayist, Translator, Writer

Credits: Les dites cariatides, The Dancing Snake

Also Ranked

#91 on The Best Writers of All Time

#14 on The Greatest Poets of All Time

#7 on The Best French Authors

#1 on The Best French Language Poets of All Time

see more on Charles Baudelaire
Arthur Danto is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Art Critics
Photo: Freebase

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 ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1924-2013)

Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Professor, Art critic, Philosopher

see more on Arthur Danto