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Benjamin Genocchio

Benjamin Genocchio is a formerart critic for the New York Times and is currently editor-in-chief of Art+ Auction and Modern Painters magazine.

Titles by This Editor

A Critical Reader

In 2008, Asia stormed the citadel of the New York art world when two major museums presented retrospectives of Asian contemporary artists: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Guggenheim Museum and Takashi Murakami at the Brooklyn Museum. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, a painting by Zeng Fanzhi sold for $9.5 million, setting a new world auction record for Chinese contemporary art. The Western art world is still coming to grips with the challenge: it is all about Asia now.