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Current, provocative and comprehensive, Art in America is published 11 times per year including a June/July double issue. Since 1913, Art in America has delivered in-depth coverage of the global contemporary art scene, identifying trends and producing a record of key developments. Each issue contains profiles of respected and rising talents, critical essays, artist projects, and reviews of international exhibitions by today’s leading critics, artists, curators, and historians.

Founded in 1902, ARTnews Magazine is published four times a year with each issue covering a unique and specialized theme. It’s website, serves as the digital hub for timely, up-to-the-minute reporting that delivers the same high quality editorial content and reporting as can be found in the quarterly print magazines.

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William S. Smith


William S. Smith is an editor and art historian who joined the Art in America editorial team in 2013. Since then, he has contributed numerous articles to the magazine, on topics ranging from abstract painting to digital technology in museums. William is a founding editor of the online magazine Triple Canopy, where he has published essays, curated digital artwork, and organized public programs in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art, the New Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, and other institutions. In addition to holding curatorial positions at New York University’s Grey Art Gallery, Art in General, and the Fabric Workshop and Museum, William has lectured frequently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taught art history courses at New York University, Colorado College, and Pratt Institute. He holds degrees in art history from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts and Brown University.

Sarah Douglas


Sarah Douglas has been an art journalist and editor since 1999. From April 2011 to July 2014, she was Culture Editor at The New York Observer, where she managed writers, worked with numerous freelance critics and reporters, and wrote feature stories. In fall 2011, she launched, the visual art site of The Observer, which she then oversaw. She also contributed to The Art Newspaper’s daily art fair editions at Frieze, Art Basel, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Prior to The Observer, she was staff writer at Art+Auction magazine, Modern Painters magazine and those publications’ affiliated website,, which she helped to launch in spring 2005. For four years she ran the U.S. editorial office of the London-based The Art Newspaper, and has contributed to T: The New York Times Style Magazine, New York magazine online, The Economist’s quarterly Intelligent Life and The National, among others. In 2013 Sarah was the recipient of ArtTable’s New Leadership award.