Contributing Editors

Contributing Editors:

Stephanie Bailey, Athens / London / Hong Kong
Nuit Banai, Vienna
Jennifer Bonner, Cambridge, MA
Saim Demircan, Munich
Michael Fallon, Minneapolis / St. Paul
Cécile Bourne-Farell, Paris
Francesca Gavin, London
Ryan Gravel, Atlanta
Becky Huff Hunter, Philadelphia
Wendy Koenig, Los Angeles
Gean Moreno, Miami
Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, New York / Berlin
Dinah Ryan + Paul Ryan, Staunton, Virginia
Monika Szewczyk, Berlin
Niels Van Tomme, Amsterdam / Brussels
Robert Wiesenberger, Boston / New York

A stack of ART PAPERS issues

Stephanie Bailey covers contemporary art and culture from around the world for publications including ARTNEWS, Artforum, LEAP, Modern Painters, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. She is the managing editor of Ibraaz, a consulting editor for Naked Punch, an editorial correspondent for, and an ART PAPERS contributing editor.

Nuit Banai is an Art Historian and Critic who has been writing for Art Papers since 2002. After completing her PhD at Columbia University in 2007, she joined the Department of Visual and Critical Studies at Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art. Her scholarly research examines the reconstruction of the French public sphere and the emergence of contemporary visual paradigms in the years 1945-1968. She has written catalog texts for major international exhibitions on Yves Klein at the Schirn Kunsthalle (2004), Barbican Art Gallery (2005) and Centre Georges Pompidou (2007) and is completing a critical biography of the artist for Reaktion Books to be published in 2010. Most recently, she contributed catalog essays to the exhibitions “Carlos Cruz-Diez: (In)Formed by Color” at the Americas Society in New York (2009) and to “AIM 29” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2009) as well as a City Report of Tel Aviv for Frieze Magazine (April 2009) and a profile of the artist Eli Petel for Modern Painters (September 2008).

Jennifer Bonner is director of MALL, assistant professor of architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design, and founder of A Guide to the Dirty South.

Michael Fallon, an arts writer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is on fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh through spring 2006. He has been a contributor to ART PAPERS since 1998, and his reviews, feature articles, and essays have appeared in such publications as City Pages, Orange County Weekly, Review (Kansas City), Fiberarts, Public Art Review, Art in America, and Hope. He writes a regular column on art for the website (sponsored by the Walker Art Center and the McKnight Foundation), and is currently involved in a longer project researching the plight of aging visual artists in America.

Francesca Gavin is a freelance writer, curator and editor. She is a Contributing Editor at AnOther, Sleek magazines, and ART PAPERS, Art Editor of Twin magazine and was previously Visual Arts Editor at Dazed. She has also written for publications including Another Man, Vogue, wallpaper*, Elle, Guardian online and Timeout. She is the author of 100 New Artists, Creative Space, Hell Bound: New Gothic Art and Street Renegades, all published by Laurence King. She is the curator of the Soho House group and has curated exhibitions internationally including The New Psychedelica in Eindhoven, E-Vapor-8 in New York and The Dark Cube at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

Ryan Gravel is an urban thinker, designer, speaker, and author – an entrepreneur developing opportunities at Sixpitch, Aftercar, Generator, and Threefold. He is a contributing editor at ART PAPERS.

Will Corwin is a New York-based sculptor, writer, and curator. His interviews have been anthologized in The Little Magazine in Contemporary America (University of Chicago Press, 2015), About Trees (Broken Dimanche Press, 2015), and Tell Me Something Good (David Zwirner Books, 2017).

Gean Moreno has been writing for ART PAPERS since 1997. An artist and critic based in Miami, he recently contributed catalogue essays to Uncertain States of America! at the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo and to Round Leather Worlds at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. He has also written for such publications as Flash Art, Art Nexus, and ArtUS. He has also been director of programming at Locust Projects, an alternative exhibition venue in Miami, since 2002.

Dinah Ryan has been writing for the magazine since 1990 and has been a contributing editor since 1992. An art critic, fiction writer, and independent curator, her work has examined the contemporary Gothic, the relationship between visual art and science, the idea of narrative in diverse media, and contemporary image culture. She lives in Staunton, Virginia and Elsah, Illinois, where she is Assistant Professor of English at Principia College where she directs the creative writing program.

A painter and art writer, Paul Ryan is Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. He has been a contributing editor of ART PAPERS since 1990. This year, he is also serving as a visiting critic in the Department of Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University, teaching a graduate seminar in art theory and criticism. He is represented by Reynolds Gallery in Richmond, Virginia.

Niels Van Tomme is a New York-based curator, researcher, and critic working on the intersections of contemporary culture, politics, and aesthetics. He holds an M.A. in Cultural Studies from the University of Leuven, Belgium. Currently associated with the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture at UMBC in Baltimore, he merges academic research with accessible, and often confrontational exhibition making.He is a contributing editor at ART PAPERS.

Monika Szewczyk is a writer, editor, and curator based in Berlin and Rotterdam. She is Head of Publications at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, and a contributing editor of A Prior magazine and ART PAPERS.

Robert Wiesenberger is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, focused on 20th century art, architecture and design. He received a B.A. in history and Germanic studies from The University of Chicago in 2007, and is the 2014-16 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow at the Harvard Art Museums. Mr. Wiesenberger was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2013 and teaches a required first-year MFA seminar on the history and theory of graphic design. He is a contributing editor at ART PAPERS.

Cay Sophie Rabinowitz has been writing for ART PAPERS since 1997. She was a student in the Ph.D. program of Comparative Literature at Emory University, and after many years of maintaining a second residence in Berlin she currently spends most of her time in New York, where she is Senior U.S. Editor of Parkett. She has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues and recently edited Sarah Morris: Los Angeles, a book published by Aurel Scheibler. Ms Rabinowitz is on the faculty of Parsons School of Design at New School University.