Jerry Saltz

Senior Art Critic, New York Magazine, Vulture.com

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Senior art critic for New York Magazine, and a former judge on Bravo's Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

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On Monday, Barack and Michelle Obama’s presidential portraits were unveiled from behind a large black sheet. Michelle mouthed “wow,” and Barack said, “That’s pretty sharp.”

The official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama are unveiled

On Monday, Barack and Michelle Obama’s presidential portraits were unveiled from behind a large black sheet. Michelle mouthed “wow,” and Barack said, “That’s pretty sharp.”

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Last night, an unknown bidder paid the highest price ever recorded at an art auction for an apparent long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting.

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Last night, an unknown bidder paid the highest price ever recorded at an art auction for an apparent long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting.

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John Mellencamp’s going to be in New York City   tomorrow   — not to perform songs from his new album, but to attend the  opening of an art show . His art show.

When Celebrities Paint

John Mellencamp’s going to be in New York City tomorrow  — not to perform songs from his new album, but to attend the opening of an art show . His art show.

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