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Art in America

Italians Come to America

In its early years Art in America cultivated a taste for Italian art—and fostered a new market for old masters—through scholarly articles by connoisseurs like Bernard Berenson…

Ben Lifson, 1941-2013

Benjamin M. (Ben) Lifson, critic, curator and photographer, died July 3 in Pittsburgh. He was 72. From 1977 to 1982, Lifson was the photography critic at New York's Village Voice, a position in which…