Barbara Pollack is a photographer and video artist who frequently writes about contemporary art. Her articles have appeared in Vanity Fair and The New York Times, Art in America, Modern Painters, Art & Auction and Time Out and she is a contributing editor to Art News. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her art projects have been shown at Participant Inc. In 2010, her book, The Wild, Wild East: An American Art Critic’s Adventures in China, was published. In 2011 and 2012 she was a speaker at the World Economic Forum in China.