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Barry Schwabsky, Writer
Mr. Schwabsky received a B.A. from Haverford College in 1979 and an M.A. in English from Yale in 1981. He began writing art criticism in 1984 and has been managing editor of Flash Art (1987â88) and editor of Arts Magazine (1988â92). He is a contributing editor to Art on Paper, and he writes regularly for such publications as Artforum and Art in America. His books include The Widening Circle: The Consequences of Modernism in Contemporary Art (Cambridge University Press, 1997); he is also coauthor of a monograph on the work of Jessica Stockholder (Phaidon Press, 1995). He has taught at the School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, and New York University, and has been a visiting critic or lecturer at art schools and universities across the United States, Canada, and England. He was appointed senior critic in sculpture in 2000 and reappointed in 2008.
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