Barbara A. MacAdam is co-executive editor of ARTnews. She has also worked as executive editor of Art + Auction, and was an editor of Review: Latin American Literature and Arts and of New York magazine.
She has written on art and design and reviewed books on art and literature for the LA Times Book Review, Newsday, and The New York Times Book Review, among others,. She has also curated art exhibitions at nonprofit spaces.
She has been co-president of AICA-usa (the International Art Critics Association) and is on the advisory committee for the Paris-based Arts Arena.