Andy Grundberg

Andy Grundberg is an art critic and the author, most recently, of How Photography Became Contemporary Art.

New York Was Very Heaven

The midcentury newcomers who reshaped the art world

by Andy Grundberg | Monday, January 17, 2022

Obscura No More

How photography rose from the margins of the art world to occupy its vital center

by Andy Grundberg | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Out of the Studio, Into the Light

The long journey of Robert Irwin

by Andy Grundberg | Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Annals of Human Oddity

Casting an eye on “freaks” with sensitivity and compassion

by Andy Grundberg | Monday, June 06, 2016

Point and Shoot

How the Abu Ghraib images redefine photography

by Andy Grundberg | Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Southern Exposure

Inspired by the structures and landscapes of rural Alabama, photographer William Christenberry has spun a narrative that is long, rich, and universal

by Andy Grundberg | Monday, June 08, 2015

A Dangerous Weapon

The fault is not in the camera, but in ourselves

by Andy Grundberg | Saturday, March 01, 2008

Of Time and the Camera

An art critic and historian turns his attention to contemporary photography

by Andy Grundberg | Monday, December 01, 2008