Sarah Douglas | 2013 New Leadership Awardee

Sarah Douglas has been an art journalist and editor since 1999. Since April 2011, she has been Culture Editor at The New York Observer, where she manages a staff of three writers, works with numerous freelance critics and reporters, and writes feature stories. In fall 2011, she launched the website GalleristNY, the visual art site of The Observer, which she oversees, having hired as site editor Andrew Russeth. She also contributes to The Art Newspaper's daily art fair editions at Frieze, Art Basel, and Art Basel Miami Beach. Prior to The Observer, she was staff writer at Art+Auction magazineModern Painters magazine and those publications' affiliated website, Artinfo.com, which she helped to launch in spring 2005 as a key member of the site's original editorial team. For four years she ran the U.S. editorial office of the London-based The Art Newspaper, and has contributed to New York magazine online, The Economist’s quarterly Intelligent Life and The National, among others.



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