Jerry Saltz (Art Critic) Wife | Age, Net Worth, Books, NY Magazine

By | March 6, 2024

Jerry Saltz

Jerry is a famous American art critic. He’s been a senior art critic and columnist for New York magazine since 2006. Before then he was referred to as the Village Voice’s senior art critic, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2018 after his nomination in 2001 and 2006.

Jerry is well known as an art critic and columnist for New York magazine since 2006. Before then he was the Village Voice’s senior art critic, and he as well has written for Art in America, Flash Art International, Frieze, and Modern Painters, and other art periodicals.

Jerry’s sense of humor, irreverence, self-deprecation, and volubility has gained him the moniker “Rodney Dangerfield of the art world.” He has questioned art critics’ power as tastemakers, blandly stating that they have little impact on an artist’s career success.

Nevertheless, in their 2009 Power 100 list, ArtReview placed him as the 73rd most influential person in the art industry. He was a judge on Bravo’s Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, that aired from June 9th 2010, up to December 21st 2011.

He was born on February 19th 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He will be 73 years old by 2024.

Jerry Saltz Family and Parents

Saltz was born and brought up in Chicago’s inner city an thereafter migrated to the suburbs when his father came up with the Dexter Hand Sewing Machine. And at ten years old, his mother passed on.

He went to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from the year 1970 to 1975 dropped out afterward!.

Jerry Saltz Wife and Married

He is married to his beautiful wife Roberta Smith. She’s an art critic and co-chief of the New York Times. They both stay in an apartment in Greenwich Village.

Jerry Saltz Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2024.

Jerry Saltz Books

  • Seeing Out Loud: The Village Voice Art Columns
  • Seeing Out Louder. Hudson Hills Press LLC
  • Beyond Boundaries: New York’s New Art
  • How to Be an Artist
  • Instagram Account


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