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Ben Davis

Ben Davis is an art critic living and working in New York City. He is the author of the book 9.5 Theses on Art and Class (Haymarket, 2013) as well as numerous essays on contemporary art that have appeared in such publications as Art Papers, Frieze, New York,, and the Village Voice. He is currently National Art Critic for artnet News. He was a keynote speaker at the Walker's 2015 conference, Superscript: Arts Journalism and Criticism in a Digital Age.