Pac Pobric is a writer living in the Bronx and an Editor in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Digital department, where he works on the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.

He is a contributor to the Village Voice and is formerly the Exhibitions editor at The Art Newspaper. He has written catalogue essays on Minimalism and its legacy for the Mnuchin gallery and on Sean Scully’s recent work for Cheim & Read. Pobric has an M.A. in Art History from Hunter College, where he studied with William C. Agee.

Contact: pac [at]

Latest articles:

What Gordon Matta-Clark learned in the Bronx
Why the process of painting never ends: on Brice Marden
On Walter Swennen at Gladstone Gallery
On David Smith at Storm King
Smoke on the water: on Andreas Schulze
That poor sap dog: on William Wegman
How New York made Mondrian truly Modern
The way she was: on Jo Spence
The persistent disbeliever: on Donald Judd’s writings

Selected older articles:

A brief history of Constructivism
“Art too is just a way of living”: on Rilke and Rodin
Loosely hanging appendages: on Rachel Harrison
The false Gods of Dada: on the perils of eclecticism
Loose language: on Liam Gillick’s Industry and Intelligence
Against allegory: on Benjamin Buchloh and Danh Vo
A cerebral matter: the common ground between brain science and art
On the Ellsworth Kelly catalogue raisonné
On artificial darkness in art and theatre
Frank Stella’s decline
Ellsworth Kelly: an obituary
Frank Stella: A romantic, after all
When mourning becomes its own reward: on Doris Salcedo
Beautiful brutality: the splendours of violence at the Venice Biennale
A poverty of feeling: how Sean Scully exhausted Arthur Danto
Inside an unquiet mind: on Lawrence Alloway’s failure
Sean Scully: the wanderer
Ellsworth Kelly: Looking backwards, moving forwards
On photography and silence
A brief history of artists as curators
Sturtevant’s provincialism
On the failures of Internet art
Review: Julian Pretto Gallery
On art criticism: Anna Plesset reconsidered
Review: Anna Plesset at Untitled