Famous 21st Century Critics & Connoisseurs
Phillip SchofieldPhillip Schofield
01 April 1962, British
Television Presenter
Maria AltmannMaria Altmann
18 February 1916, Austrian, American
Art Collector

Slavoj ŽižekSlavoj Žižek
21 March 1949, Slovenian
Philosopher

Paul SchraderPaul Schrader
22 July 1946, American
Screenwriter

Mark SteynMark Steyn
08 December 1959, Canadian
Writer

Henry Louis Gates Jr.Henry Louis Gates Jr.
16 September 1950, American
Author
Michael SorkinMichael Sorkin
02 August 1948, American
Critic

Robert ChristgauRobert Christgau
18 April 1942, American
Journalist, Reporter, Essayist, Writer, Music

Dick GregoryDick Gregory
12 October 1932, American
American critic
George SteinerGeorge Steiner
23 April 1929, French, American
Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,

George PlimptonGeorge Plimpton
18 March 1927, American
Journalists
Mark KermodeMark Kermode
02 July 1963, British
Television presenter, Musician, Journalist

Frederick R. KochFrederick R. Koch
26 August 1933, American
Art collector

Mimi Gardner GatesMimi Gardner Gates
1943 AD, American
curator

Rupert SheldrakeRupert Sheldrake
28 June 1942, British
Author

Maurice BergerMaurice Berger
22 May 1956, American
Historian
Anne TylerAnne Tyler
25 October 1941, American
Novelist

Kurt LoderKurt Loder
05 May 1945, American
Film critic

Fredric JamesonFredric Jameson
14 April 1934, American
Essayist, Political scientist, Writer, Professor,

Samuel R. DelanySamuel R. Delany
01 April 1942, American
Writer
Jay RaynerJay Rayner
14 September 1966, British
Presenter, Journalist, Food critic

William Ernest HenleyWilliam Ernest Henley
23 August 1849, British
Poet
Leonard MaltinLeonard Maltin
18 December 1950, American
Journalist, Art historian, Film critic,

Waldemar JanuszczakWaldemar Januszczak
12 January 1954, British
Journalist

Rex ReedRex Reed
02 October 1938, American
Actor, Film actor, Journalist
Richard RoeperRichard Roeper
17 October 1959, American
Journalist

Danny BakerDanny Baker
22 June 1957, British
Disc jockey, Presenter, Journalist, Music critic
Terry EagletonTerry Eagleton
22 February 1943, British
Literary critic

Tom VerlaineTom Verlaine
13 December 1949, American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter

A. O. ScottA. O. Scott
10 July 1966, American
Journalist, Film critic
Frank BruniFrank Bruni
31 October 1964, American
Journalist

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Meta Ann DoakAnnie Dillard
30 April 1945, American
Author
Stephen Thomas ErlewineStephen Thomas Erlewine
18 June 1973, American
Journalist, Writer, Musicologist, Music critic

John LahrJohn Lahr
12 July 1941, American
Biographer, Journalist

Ruth ReichlRuth Reichl
16 January 1948, American
Journalist

Harry KnowlesHarry Knowles
11 December 1971, American
Actor, Journalist
Peter AckroydPeter Ackroyd
05 October 1949, British
Writer
Scott RitterScott Ritter
15 July 1961, American
Writer, Officer

Erin McNaughtErin McNaught
22 May 1982, Australian
Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant, Music

Armond WhiteArmond White
24 April 1953, American
Film critic

Eve Kosofsky SedgwickEve Kosofsky Sedgwick
02 May 1950, American
Academic Scholar
Janet MaslinJanet Maslin
12 August 1949, American
Journalist, Literary critic, Music critic

Molly MeldrumMolly Meldrum
29 January 1943, Australian
Music critic, Record producer, Composer

Wesley MorrisWesley Morris
1975 AD, American
writer, film critic, journalist

Elaine ShowalterElaine Showalter
21 January 1941, American
Literary critic

Jerry SaltzJerry Saltz
19 March 1951, American
art historian, historian, journalist
David FrickeDavid Fricke
04 June 1952, American
Journalist, Writer, Music critic

Brian SewellBrian Sewell
15 June 1931, British
journalist, autobiographer, art critic, art
Stanley FishStanley Fish
19 April 1938, American
Scholar

Stanley CrouchStanley Crouch
14 December 1945, American
Musician, Novelist, Writer, Music critic,

Simon ReynoldsSimon Reynolds
19 June 1963, British
Journalist, Music critic, Writer
James BerardinelliJames Berardinelli
25 September 1967, American
Film critic, Writer, Journalist

Larry GagosianLarry Gagosian
19 April 1945, American
Art collector
Donald HallDonald Hall
20 September 1928, American
Poet

Lee UfanLee Ufan
24 June 1936, South Korean
Painter

Kyle SmithKyle Smith
1966 AD, American
novelist, journalist, film critic

Greil MarcusGreil Marcus
19 June 1945, American
Historian, Music historian, Writer, Journalist,

Dave MarshDave Marsh
01 March 1950, American
Writer, Music critic, Journalist
Richard CorlissRichard Corliss
06 March 1944, American
Journalist, Film critic

Jonathan RosenbaumJonathan Rosenbaum
27 February 1943, American
Film critic, Journalist

Édouard GlissantÉdouard Glissant
21 September 1928, French
Writer

Paul MorleyPaul Morley
26 March 1957, British
Journalist, Music critic, Writer, Talent agent,
M. H. AbramsM. H. Abrams
23 July 1912, American
Literary Critic

Kenneth TuranKenneth Turan
27 October 1946, American
Journalist
Nat HentoffNat Hentoff
10 June 1925, American
Historian, Writer, Music historian, Record

James FentonJames Fenton
25 April 1949, British
Poet

John CampeaJohn Campea
26 February 1972, Canadian
Film director, Screenwriter
Yao WenyuanYao Wenyuan
12 January 1931, Chinese
Politician

Nick KentNick Kent
24 December 1951, British
Journalist, Music critic
Hal FosterHal Foster
13 August 1955, American
art historian, university teacher, journalist

Renata AdlerRenata Adler
19 October 1937, Italian
Author

Tom ShalesTom Shales
03 November 1944, American
Journalist
Nikolay GumilyovNikolay Gumilyov
15 April 1886, Russian
Poet

Michael FriedMichael Fried
12 April 1939, American
Art critic, Art historian, Historian, University
Suzy MenkesSuzy Menkes
24 December 1943, British
Journalist

Gani FawehinmiGani Fawehinmi
22 April 1938, Nigerian
Author

Margaret ForsterMargaret Forster
25 May 1938, British
Novelist

Howard RheingoldHoward Rheingold
07 July 1947, American
Critic
Ben BrantleyBen Brantley
26 October 1954, American
Journalist
Kathleen RaineKathleen Raine
14 June 1908, British
Poet

Steven CojocaruSteven Cojocaru
04 July 1962, Canadian
Writer, Professor, Novelist, Literary critic

Lucy R. LippardLucy R. Lippard
14 April 1937, American
Art historian, Writer, Journalist, Curator

John RechyJohn Rechy
10 March 1931, American
Novelist
Dana GioiaDana Gioia
24 December 1950, American
Poet

Marcel Reich-RanickiMarcel Reich-Ranicki
02 June 1920, German, Polish
Literary critic

Harold C. SchonbergHarold C. Schonberg
29 November 1915, American
Music Critic

Richard BlackwellRichard Blackwell
29 August 1922, American
Critic

Stanley SadieStanley Sadie
30 October 1930, British
Musicologist
Helen VendlerHelen Vendler
30 April 1933, American
Literary critic, Poet, Journalist

Okwui EnwezorOkwui Enwezor
23 October 1963, Nigerian
Curator
Bobbie Ann MasonBobbie Ann Mason
01 May 1940, American
Novelist

Philip FrenchPhilip French
31 July 1933, British
 
Tikhon KhrennikovTikhon Khrennikov
10 June 1913, Russian
Composer
Carlos MonsiváisCarlos Monsiváis
04 May 1938, Mexican
Writer