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Art Critic


Job requirements: The Boston Globe is seeking an exceptional and ambitious art critic, someone who can write compelling critique with speed and confidence, generate ideas that will grab readers online and in print, and illuminate the how the arts affect the way we live now.

Art Critic

The Boston Globe seeks an exceptional art critic for its award-winning arts and entertainment department. The right candidate is deeply knowledgeable, ambitious, and passionate about the visual arts, able to generate ideas that will attract readers both in print and online. Creative energy, high standards, and superb writing skills are a must. Three years’ experience as an art critic for a major newspaper or magazine is required, and ability to illuminate how the visual arts connect with other subjects across the cultural landscape is especially welcome. Candidates should also be adept at social media, with a knowledge of how to promote their work and engage an audience. Please send resume and clips to Rebecca Ostriker at


3 years plus experience as a Arts critic reporter for a major newspaper or online publication

Strong track record of story and idea generation

Portfolio of work that includes smart, well-reported features

Ability to work on tight and/or multiple deadlines

Outstanding social media and multimedia skills

EEO Statement: Boston Globe Media Partners LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic.

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Boston, MA
02298 USA