A Critic's Life

Holland Cotter

New York Times art critic Holland Cotter. Photo by David O'Connor

New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Holland Cotter to speak at Dickinson

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic and New York Times senior writer Holland Cotter will present the Jane L. and Robert H. Weiner Lecture in the Fine Arts on Thursday, Feb. 19. The program, titled “Art: Take It Personally (A Critic’s Life),” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts.

Cotter has been an art critic at The New York Times since 1998. In 2009, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for coverage that included articles on art in China. A Poynter Fellow, College Art Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner and former Art in America contributing editor, Cotter received the inaugural Award for Excellence in Criticism from the International Association of Arts Critics, U.S.A. section, in 2014.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Art & Art History. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 717-245-1053.

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Published February 16, 2015