Peter Plagens

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Peter Plagens (born 1941 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American art critic, painter and novelist. From 1989 until 2003 Plagens was a senior writer and art critic for Newsweek. As a novelist Plagens is the author of Time for Robo {1999 Black Heron Press ISBN 0930773543} and The Art Critic which was and is serialized online at artnet. As a painter he has been represented by the Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York.

He lived and worked in California after graduating from the University of Southern California. Plagens wrote Sunshine Muse: Contemporary Art on the West Coast in 1974. He has lived in New York for many years. He writes about art for the Wall Street Journal and for ArtForum magazine.

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  • "A Time for Robo" [2]
  • "The Art Critic" [3]
  • At the Nancy Hoffman Gallery [4]