CultureGrrl is a multi-media blog on art, museums, and cultural issues. Hosted by ArtsJournal, it is read by artists, collectors, art lovers and arts professionals. It is frequently ahead of the news and its analysis of art and art world issues is widely influential. Recent posts include a multi-media review of Ai Weiwei’s installation at Alcatraz and a photo essay on Matisse’s “Swimming Pool,” as restored and installed by the Museum of Modern Art.
Lee Rosenbaum is a veteran art and architecture writer for mainstream publications and has been blogging for eight years as CultureGrrl. Her blog combines reviews and analysis of art and art world issues with original photos and videos. CultureGrrl won the Best Blog designation from the Front Page Awards of the Newswomen’s Club of New York. She is a frequent lecturer and writes for the Wall Street Journal’s “Arts in Review” (formerly “Leisure & Arts”) page. She also has written for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, ARTnews, and Art in America, among others. She has frequently provided arts commentary for NPR and numerous local public radio stations, including WNYC and WQXR (New York), KCRW (Southern California), and WHYY (Philadelphia). She has also provided arts commentary for BBC-TV and the Finnish Broadcasting Company. She is author of The Complete Guide to Collecting Art (Knopf) and tweets @CultureGrrl.