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Christopher Howard is a critic, editor, and curator based in Astoria, New York. His first book, The Jean Freeman Gallery Does Not Exist, was published by MIT Press in September 2018. His next book project examines advertisements in art magazines from 1945 to 1995.

Howard’s writing has been published by Artforum, Modern Painters, Art Papers, the L Magazine, the Brooklyn Rail, Burnaway, the International Review of African American Art, the Art Book, ‘Sup, and the Orlando Weekly, among others.

Howard has edited essays for exhibition catalogues published by the Museum of Modern Art of Fort Worth and the Museum at FIT and served as a proofreader for the magazine Art on Paper. Since 2006 he has organized several critically praised solo and group exhibitions in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

In 2011 he founded In Terms Of, a single-authored blog that publishes criticism on lectures, panels, symposia, conversations, and other live speaking engagements. In Terms Of received a 2014 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program, sponsored by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Art.

A more complete version of Howard’s professional biography can be found at LinkedIn. He is also a member of the Authors Guild.


For more information, please send an email to chris [at] christopher howard [dot] net.