Ben Davis is an art critic living and working in New York City. He is currently National Art Critic for artnet News, and critic-in-residence at Montclair State University. He was formerly executive editor of Artinfo.com and was one of the editors of The Elements of Architecture, the catalogue for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. His writings have appeared in Adbusters, The Brooklyn Rail, Frieze, Slate.com, The Village Voice, and many other venues. He is the author of 9.5 Theses on Art and Class (Haymarket, 2013).