05/20/2013 04:05 pm ET

There Are Fewer Than 10 Full-Time Art Critics In The U.S.

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Since it's a pretty nice day out, I figured it might be an okay time to share some fairly depressing news, which you may have just read in the headline above: there are now less than 10 full-time art critics working at newspapers and magazines in the United States. This comes to us via Deborah Solomon on her recent WNYC appearance. (It seems that Chicago's edition of Time Out laid off its art critic last month.) At least we can all celebrate that the majority of the survivors work in New York.

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