Kay Larson is an art critic, author, editor, and Buddhist practitioner. She currently practices in the the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
1969 — Graduated from Pomona College with B.A. in Philosophy and Visual Art
1968 — 1969 Reporter for the San Diego Sentinel, a community newspaper.
1970 — Research Associate, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Director, Gyorgy Kepes.
1971 — Staff, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
1972 — 1975 Art Critic, weekly art column and feature stories, The Real Paper, Cambridge, MA.
1975 — 1978 Associate Editor, Artnews, New York, NY; publisher Milton Esterow.
1979 — 1980 Art Critic, weekly art column, The Village Voice, New York, NY.
1980 — 1994 Art Critic and Contributing Editor, weekly art column and feature stories, New York magazine, New York, NY; Editor Ed Kosner.
1994 — circa 2008 Contributor (non-staff), New York Times, primarily in Arts&Leisure.
1991 — 1997 Adjunct Instructor, Department of Fine Arts, New York University: a seminar on the sources of Post-Modern art of the 1960s; also a survey of twentieth-century art.
2003 — 2010 Writing Tutor, Center for Curatorial Studies, exhibition and research center offering a Master’s Degree in curatorship, Bard College.
2003 — 2015 Managing Editor, Curator: The Museum Journal, a quarterly scholarly journal of the international museum community.