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Visiting Artists Program Resource Guides

INTRODUCTION

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The Visiting Artists Program resource guides contain upcoming speakers' biographies, articles, video and audio content, related publications in the Flaxman Library, and additional online resources. These guides may be used in the classroom in preparation for the event, research, or post-lecture discussion.

Holland Cotter: Tuesday, October 18, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CT
The Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall, 111 S. Michigan Ave.
This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation services.

Join us in person for a lecture by art critic Holland Cotter followed by an audience Q&A.

ABOUT THE CRITIC

Photographic portrait of Holland Cotter.

Holland Cotter is co-chief art critic and a senior writer at the New York Times. He has received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art from the College Art Association, and the inaugural award for Excellence in Criticism from the International Association of Art Critics. Cotter previously served as a contributing editor to Art in America and an editorial associate of ARTnews.

Cotter is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has also been a Poynter Fellow in Journalism at Yale University and an Alain LeRoy Locke Lecturer at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Cotter received an A.B. from Harvard College, an M.A. from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and an M.Phil. from Columbia University.

Portrait credit: Holland Cotter

ARTICLES

For Black Artists, the Great Migration Is an Unfinished Journey
Holland Cotter | New York Times | August 4, 2022
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When 'New Art' Made New York the Culture Capital
Holland Cotter | New York Times | July 21, 2022
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At the Met, Protest and Poetry About Water
Holland Cotter | New York Times | July 3, 2022
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For Black Artists, the Motivating Power of Melancholia
Holland Cotter | New York Times | June 23, 2022
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The Precarious Art of Cecilia Vicuña
Holland Cotter | New York Times | June 11, 2022
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Maverick Minimalist, Gallerist, Global Citizen
Holland Cotter | New York Times | May 26, 2022
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After a Tempest, Philip Guston Shines in a Show True to His Spirit
Holland Cotter | New York Times | April 28, 2022
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A Whitney Biennial of Shadow and Light
Holland Cotter | New York Times | March 31, 2022
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What Do Art Critics Actually Do?
David Carrier | Hyperallergic | October 20, 2018

From the Archives: Art After Stonewall (Part II)
Holland Cotter | Art in America | June 23, 2016

On Art, Power, and Humility
Holland Cotter | Social Research, vol. 83 (1) | p.141-147 | Spring 2016
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From the Archives: Art After Stonewall (Part I)
Holland Cotter | Art in America | July 7, 2015

Roberta Smith and Holland Cotter Named Co-Chief Art Critics of The New York Times
Andrew Russeth | Observer | September 14, 2011

FLAXMAN LIBRARY RESOURCES

OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES

New York Times Profile 
Holland Cotter is co-chief art critic of the New York Times, where he has been on staff since 1998.

Pulitzer Prize Winner in Criticism (2009)
“For his wide ranging reviews of art, from Manhattan to China, marked by acute observation, luminous writing and dramatic storytelling."

Visiting Artists Program Lecture Recordings from the Archive
SAIC Visiting Artists Program video and audio lecture recordings (1977–present.) Available with SAIC login credentials.

SAIC Digital Collections: Visiting Artists Program
SAIC Visiting Artists Program publicity archive and audio recordings (197798).