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About ARTnews

Since 1902, ARTnews has been the most trusted source for news of the global art world and the art market. It is a digital-first publication that delivers up-to-the minute developments across its website and newsletters. Our one print issue is the annual Top 200 Collectors issue which, since 1990, has been the definitive source on the world’s most active and important art collectors.  The publication’s thousands of contributors have included Alfred Barr, Bernard Berenson, Kenneth Clark, Robert Coles, Arthur Danto, Carlos Fuentes, Pete Hamill, Aldous Huxley, Steve Martin, Louise Nevelson, Bob Nickas, Francine Prose, Harold Rosenberg, David Salle, Jean-Paul Sartre, and William Carlos Williams.

About Art in America

Since 1913, Art in America has published groundbreaking critical insights about contemporary art and culture. Each quarterly issue features exhibition reviews, a collectible artist print, interviews with leading artists, and in-depth essays by individuals at the forefront of their fields. Between its flagship print edition and growing digital presence, Art in America today reaches both influential art world insiders and a broad audience invested in understanding pivotal cultural trends. 

About Our Team

Sarah Douglas was appointed editor-in-chief of ARTnews in July 2014. She has been an art journalist and editor for numerous publications for 20 years, beginning with four years running the US editorial office of the Art Newspaper, after a stint writing exhibition reviews and previews for the New York Times online. Before ARTnews, she was culture editor at the New York Observer, and she launched a visual art site called Gallerist. Prior to that, she spent six years as a staff writer at Art+Auction magazine and its website, Sarah has contributed to the New York Times, New York magazine, the Economist, Flash Art, and the National, among other publications, writing about art, the art market, and the art world. She has also participated in and led numerous panel discussions on topics ranging from art collectors’ estate planning to museum funding. Douglas has been interviewed about the art market on the NPR programs “Marketplace” and “Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.” Books about the art world and the art market that cite her work include Don Thompson’s $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art and Michael Shnayerson’s Boom: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art. In 2013 Sarah received ArtTable’s New Leadership award. She is not to be confused with the English actress Sarah Douglas who played the Kryptonian supervillian Ursa in Superman and Superman II. She tweets at @SarahLDouglas

Erica Lubow Necarsulmer is publisher of ARTnews and Art in America. A native New Yorker, her first appearance on the New York art scene was by means of “Learning Through Art,” a program for second- to sixth-grade students in which her work was shown at the Guggenheim Museum. She pursued this interest at Denison University, from which she graduated with a minor in studio art and a major in psychology. In 2005, after working at the New York Sun newspaper in the Travel and Arts sections, she started at ARTnews, owned at the time by Milton Esterow. Since moving to ARTnews, Erica has witnessed the business go from focusing purely on print to the start of, and the daily newsletters Breakfast with ARTnews and ARTnews Today, social media sponsorships, engaging sponsored content options, webinars, podcasts, and live media. In 2015, when ARTnews came together with Art in America under the ownership of Peter M. Brant, Erica assumed the position of senior account manager; she was named publisher of ARTnews in 2017. Erica works closely with ARTnews editor-in-chief Sarah Douglas, coordinating the work of editorial and business teams to safeguard the publication’s integrity and promote its award-winning reporting. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and twin daughter and son.

Andy Battaglia is executive editor of ARTnews and Art in America. Prior to joining the magazines in 2016, he was a freelance writer for publications including the Wall Street Journal, Frieze, the Paris Review, New York, the Guardian, the National, Bookforum, Salon, and the Washington Post. From 2001 to 2010, he was an editor and staff writer for the Onion A.V. Club. Among his many interests are music and sound, which he has written about extensively for the Wire, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Spin, NPR, Resident Advisor, and other publications. He recently contributed essays to the book Kevin Beasley: A View of a Landscape and the book and digital album Unsound: Intermission. His favorite writings for ARTnews and Art in America include profiles of Fred Moten, Harmony Korine, Matthew Barney, and Michael Stipe, as well as features on James Turrell’s Roden Crater, the interdisciplinary ocean-going art enterprise TBA21–Academy, sales of rare whiskey at auction, and conceptual complexities surrounding the Panza Collection. He studied journalism and art history at the University of Georgia. Follow him @andybattaglia9

About Us

Jacob “Jake” Amorelli is the social media editor at ARTnews and Art in America. Since 2022 he has overseen the social presence of both magazines across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube. Amorelli worked previously in multimedia content creation, curation, and production for both social and digital channels across several brands, among them TEDx (TED Talks), PBS (WNET: New York Public Media), and Full Picture Productions. He has extensive experience as a videographer, journalist, and video editor, creating interactive short-form multimedia content covering current events across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia for the GW Hatchet at the George Washington University, from which Amorelli earned a BA in journalism and mass communications, with a double minor in fine arts and art history. He is based in Brooklyn, and quite likes it there. Email him at

Francesca Aton is an associate digital editor at ARTnews and Art in America. She joined Art Media in 2017 as an editorial intern, after earning a dual Bachelor of Arts in art history and visual arts from Fordham University. Aton served previously as exhibitions associate at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit. She has spoken at the French Embassy in New York on the cultural impacts of bilingualism, and was a site assistant for the Apolline Project in southern Italy, unearthing, identifying, and analyzing artifacts encased during the 79 CE eruption of Mount Vesuvius. While studying abroad in Rome, she assisted Fordham University professor Jo Anna Isaak with her research and teaching; Aton also served as a guest critic for University of New Orleans professor Anna Mecugni’s art criticism class. Among her most recent writing is a catalog essay for artists Justin Korver and Brittany Ham’s exhibition “The Chase” (2023) at grayDUCK Gallery in Austin, Texas. For tips and queries, you can reach her at

Daniel Cassady is a journalist covering business practices, money, and machinations in the art world. He has too many magazine subscriptions and a one-handed backhand. He holds a BA in journalism from the City University of New York, and his writing has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Post, Forbes, and the Art Newspaper. He welcomes good conversation and heated debates. Contact him at, @danielcassady on Twitter, and @cassadyphotos on Instagram

Anne Doran has written for publications including Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Mousse, Collector Daily, and Time Out New York. The Dream Colony: A Life in Art, based on her interviews with legendary curator Walter Hopps and edited by New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman, was published in 2017 by Bloomsbury. From 1996 to 2004, Anne was an editor at the art and literary quarterly Grand Street; between 2005 and 2006 she was a senior editor at ARTnews. After seven years as publications editor for the contemporary art gallery Feature Inc, she returned to Art Media, the parent company of Art in America and ARTnews, first as a senior editor at ARTnews and now as City Guides editor for, the online edition of Art in America’s Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists. In the 1980s and ’90s, Anne showed her artwork in the US at 303 Gallery, PS1, Hallwalls, Artists Space, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and in Europe at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, among other venues. In 2015 her work was included in the ninth White Columns Annual—a yearly event that New York Times art critic Roberta Smith once called “a view of the past year in the New York art world that is idiosyncratic, ultrahip and useful”; in 2017 Anne selected the show’s 11th iteration. In 2014 and 2017 she had solo exhibitions at Invisible Exports, New York.

Maximilíano Durón is a queer Chicanx journalist and critic covering contemporary art. His writing focuses on the work of artists of color, specifically Latinx/Chicanx artists, queer artists, and their intersections, as well as curators, collectors, and scholars whose work has transformed the art world. He has been at ARTnews since 2014 and is currently senior editor, managing the publication’s art fair and Top 200 Collectors coverage. Durón is a winner of the 2023 Rabkin Prize for visual art journalists and a founding member of Critical Minded, an initiative that looks to support the work of a diverse intergenerational group of cultural critics of color. He received his undergraduate degree from NYU in journalism and art history. He can be reached at

Alex Greenberger is a senior editor at ARTnews, having started there as an editorial assistant in 2015. He has covered topics ranging from protests against a former Whitney Museum vice chair in 2018 and 2019 to the controversy involving charges of anti-Semitism and harassment in Documenta 15 in 2022. In his criticism, Greenberger has addressed body horror, the history of video art, the legacy of Pablo Picasso, and the work of artists Wangechi Mutu, Wolfgang Tillmans, Marlene Dumas, and innumerable others. His articles have also appeared in Artspace and the Village Voice, and in gallery catalogs. He graduated from New York University with a BA in art history and cinema studies. Reach him at

Karen K. Ho is a senior writer at ARTnews, where she covers art crime and business topics that deal with licensing, insurance, operations, and the like. Her reporting and analysis on business, culture, and the media industry have appeared in publications such as Quartz, TIME, GQ, Glamour, Men’s Health, the Cut, Vox, the Columbia Journalism Review, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA) and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (MA Business). Contact her at

Daniela A. Hritcu joined Art Media in 2019 as the design director, overseeing design and visual identity for all content created by Art Media, with a focus on ARTnews and Art in America magazines. She started as a freelancer, hired to redesign both titles and give the sister publications a distinctive visual voice. Daniela holds a magna cum laude BFA in graphic design from FIT with a minor in advertising. A native of Romania, from which she emigrated in 1995, Daniela also has an AA in drawing and painting, as well as a certificate in preservation and conservation of national patrimony; she worked for five years as a librarian in charge of preserving rare and old books in the National Library of Romania. Having finished college in New York, Daniela took the job of art director at the privately owned Grace magazine, before a few years’ stint at a fashion advertising agency. Her employment since then ranges from on-set art direction, graphic design (focusing on editorial content), branding, promotional and marketing materials, advertising, photography, illustration, and website design. Among the publishers for whom she has worked are Condé Nast, Time Inc., Hearst, and WW Publishing (including the titles W, Details, Bon Appétit, WW, Cooking Light, and Food Network, as well as a few independents). Also the recipient of MIN and SPD awards, Daniela still lives in NY (although secretly wishing she lived on a Caribbean island). You can follow her on instagram @danielahritcu

Leigh Anne Miller is assistant managing editor at ARTnews and Art in America. She joined A.i.A. in 2004 as editorial assistant, working with the magazine’s longtime editor-in-chief, Elizabeth C. Baker. Leigh Anne now oversees both brands’ visual material, collaborating with photographers, museums, galleries, artists’ studios, estates, and archives to source images for print and online content. Since 2015 she has interviewed dozens of artists, among them Carmen Herrera, Kerry James Marshall, Lynda Benglis, and Laurie Simmons, for the magazine’s monthly “Backstory” column—an archival photo accompanied by the artists’ memories, in their own words. For several years she interviewed curators, museum directors, writers, filmmakers, and architects (RoseLee Goldberg, Maggie Nelson, Annabelle Selldorf, Cheech Marin, and many others) about their current interests for “Sightlines.” More recently, she has spearheaded “Hands On,” a back-page Q&A with art handlers, conservators, framers, tech specialists, exhibition designers, and others working behind the scenes in the art world. Leigh Anne grew up in Pittsburgh and has a BA in art history and Italian from Washington University in St. Louis. She recently returned from a weeklong trip to Buenos Aires where she saw three separate Julio Le Parc exhibitions: at the Teatro Colón, Centro Cultural Kirchner, and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. You can follow her dog on Instagram @mohawksmoproblems 

Nancy E. Sherman copyedits both ARTnews and Art in America. She worked with books and magazines from the very first … shelving and checking them out to patrons in libraries at her high school, at the Graduate Research Library at UCLA, and at the Cahuenga branch of the LA Public Library. After earning a degree in Japanese at UCLA, she worked for the Lt. Governor of California, the California Optometric Association, and at a general dental practice. In a second life, on the East Coast, Nancy took jobs in nonprofits and corporations, including a stint at CBS (60 Minutes). Her editing career began with proofreading at ad agencies, then at Sterling Publishing, where she moved in mere months from temporary proofreader to copy editor to developmental and project editor of nonfiction books. In that post, she led some two dozen titles from manuscript to bound pages before Barnes & Noble acquired the firm. She chose thereafter to work exclusively freelance, and, for 10 years, had steady work at magazines including Discover, Fitness, Glamour, Interview, Vanity Fair, Real Simple, Field & Stream, Self, NYU Physician, Psychology Today, Parade, Martha Stewart Whole Living, and Laptop; other clients were the Earth Institute and Teachers College at Columbia University, HarperCollins, Acanthus Press, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Girl Scouts. Nancy worked at Art+Auction and Modern Painters before joining ARTnews and Art in America in 2016.

Tessa Solomon joined ARTnews as a staff writer in 2019 and became associate editor in 2022. Her reporting has taken her, among elsewhere, to Doha, Qatar; the Royal Museums of Belgium; the Ozarks; and the Sharjah Biennial. A graduate of the University of Iowa and former publishing assistant, she’s interviewed artists including David Byrne, Simone Leigh, and Annie Leibovitz; dived into the repatriation debates rocking museums worldwide; and examined the labor movement reshaping the institutions of New York City (where she is based and has no plans to leave). You can find her on Instagram at @tessa.sol, where she posts art and pics of her pug, Clementine.

Angelica Villa is a staff reporter for ARTnews. She joined Art Media in spring 2020 as an editor and analyst for the former ARTnews affiliate Art Market Monitor, where she ran an online channel dedicated to auction news. Previously, she was a business analyst in the chairman’s office at Christie’s New York, and held a role in the appraisals department. Prior to that, she was an editorial assistant at a New York publishing company, where she worked on museum and gallery exhibition catalogs. Angelica has reported in depth on topics related to the art market and auction houses, including industry financial reports, museum art sales, and restitution cases. Her recent articles include coverage of international auctions at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips; calls for the return of a Bellotto painting sold under duress at a Houston museum to the heirs of its original owners; and reviews of fashion shows in Venice. She has contributed to data and research for the ARTnews Top 200 Collectors issue published each fall. She has spoken to NPR about her reporting on museum deaccessioning, and her writing has appeared in Art in America, as well as Los Angeles fashion and literary magazines Flaunt and Riot Material. Angelica earned a BA in art history from Boston University, and is pursuing a master’s degree from the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study, with a focus on cultural criticism. She is based in Brooklyn.

Emily Watlington is a senior editor at Art in America, which she joined in 2019. Her writing often focuses on disability culture, feminist art, and those places where art and science meet. Before moving to New York, she lived in Berlin on a Fulbright Journalism Fellowship. She holds a master’s degree in the history, theory, and criticism of architecture and art from MIT, and a BFA from MassArt. In 2020 she received the Theorist Award from C/O Berlin, and in 2018, the Vera List Writing Prize in the Visual Arts. She has published widely in magazines (such as Artforum and the Baffler), journals (such as Camera Obscura and Future Anterior), and exhibition catalogs (such as Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995 and Christine Sun Kim: Oh Me Oh My). Follow her on Twitter at @KeysWalletPh0ne and Instagram at@keys_wallet_phone

Kristie Nilsson is an account manager at Art Media. Her career began with an internship at the studio of photojournalist Eddie Adams, best known for his Pulitzer Prize–winning 1968 photograph of a Vietcong soldier’s execution. In addition to working as Adams’s assistant, she managed his archive and the syndication of his photographs. Following stints as manager for a number of other photo studios, Nilsson was hired by Photo District News, a trade publication for professional photographers. During her 12 years there, she planned events for PDN’s PhotoPlus Expo and the PDN Photo Annual before moving into a sales and marketing role. As an account executive and membership manager, she focused on PDN’s photography guides, promoting the work of a global group of professional photographers for PDN’s PhotoServe and the Independent Photography Network. After leaving PDN, Nilsson spent several years fundraising for the International Center of Photography and Hudson Riverkeeper, organizations with missions that are close to her heart. She joined Art in America in 2017 as an account manager for the Art in America Guide to Museums, Galleries and Artists. She is inspired every day by her work with artists, editors, museums, and galleries worldwide.