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Claire Selvin

Associate Editor, ARTnews

Claire Selvin is associate editor at ARTnews, where she previously held the position of assistant editor. She covers breaking news, art market developments, art-related court cases, and more for Her writing has also appeared in Atlas Obscura, Hyperallergic, and Boston magazine, and she penned a catalogue essay for the 2019 exhibition “Quiet March to a Warring Song” at the Shaker Museum in Mount Lebanon, New York. She has participated in a ten-week publishing course at the Los Angeles Review of Books, creating a print edition of the magazine with a cohort of fellow interns, and she has worked as an editorial intern at the Brooklyn-based publication Narratively. Claire graduated magna cum laude in 2017 with a degree in art history from Tufts University, where she progressed from news editor to arts and culture editor to off-campus editor to editor-in-chief of the Tufts Observer, the school’s oldest student-run publication, founded in 1895. At the helm of the Observer, she oversaw production of the biweekly, 32-page, full-color magazine, as well as a staff exceeding forty people, including writers, designers, photographers, and copy editors. Claire has studied Italian and Latin, and lived abroad in Rome. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @ClaireSelvin.

Report: Met Museum in New York Plans for Possible Closure Until July

With a projected $100 million loss resulting from the coronavirus crisis, the museum may layoff some of its staff.

London’s National Gallery Postpones Artemisia Gentileschi Blockbuster

The show has been delayed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Museums Throughout Germany Shutter in Response to Coronavirus

The Berlin State Museums and the Haus der Kunst in Munich are among the impacted institutions.

See a List of Coronavirus-Related Closures at Museums Around the World

A continually-updated list of international art institutions that have closed as a result of the outbreak.

As Europe Clamps Down on Coronavirus, More of Continent’s Biggest Museums Close

Museums in Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Ireland said they are closed.