Moving Image 6-12-2015

WATCH: Superscript 2015 Keynote, Ben Davis

National art critic for Artnet News, Ben Davis, makes a case for "post-descriptive criticism," writing about art takes takes into account the proliferation of images available on the web.


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 PapersFriezeNew York,, and the Village Voice. He is currently critic-in-residence at Montclair State University and National Art Critic for artnet News.

Presented as part of the Superscript 2015 conference.