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Clarice Smith Distinguished Lectures in American Art

Michael Kimmelman
An American Abroad: Culture and Society in Europe
November 5, 2008, 7 p.m.

Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman is chief art critic of The New York Times and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His latest book, The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, was a national bestseller and described by TIME as a "transcendent experience." His book Portraits: Talking with Artists at the Met, the Modern, the Louvre, and Elsewhere was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism in 2000. It was selected as a notable book of the year by The Washington Post and The New York Times, and as best book of the year by Publishers Weekly. Kimmelman has also written and hosted numerous television programs on the arts. He is presently based in Berlin and writing a column on European society and culture for The New York Times.


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