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April 23, 2009

Chicago Tribune Axes Art Critic

chicagotribune.jpgAlan Artner was one of 53 Tribune staffers let go in the latest round of newspaper self-immolation.

Artner's layoff means that Chicago's daily newspapers just bid farewell to their only critical voice--not a good thing for the visual-art community... Truth be told, Artner was both a much loved and much hated critic. His long, erudite art reviews left many readers with no entrance into an already abstruse subject matter.
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