The editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian is an editor, art critic, curator, and lecturer on contemporary art with an expertise on the intersection of art and politics.
Breaking news, award-winning reporting, informed opinions, and quality conversations about art have helped Hyperallergic reach over a million readers a month. He launched the Hyperallergic Podcast in 2016 and he travels around the globe to uncover the evolving world of art.
He has curated exhibitions since 1997, and in 2017, he began a 10-year project titled Fixed Point Perspective, which will look at the contemporary legacy of Ottoman studio photography.
In April 2018, he launched created a collaborative installation with artist Sharon Louden at the Mary Sharpe and Walentas Studio Program. Titled Origins, it explored the five-year professional and personal friendship between the pair as a starting point for a bigger conversation about beginnings and ends.