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Maximilíano Durón

Senior Editor, ARTnews

Maximilíano Durón is a queer, Chicanx journalist and critic covering contemporary art. His writing focuses on the work of artists of color, specifically Latinx/Chicanx artists, queer artists, and their intersections, as well as curators, collectors, and scholars whose work has transformed the art world. He has been at ARTnews since 2014 and is currently senior editor, managing the publication’s art fair and Top 200 Collectors coverage. Durón is a winner of the 2023 Rabkin Prize for visual art journalists and a founding member of Critical Minded, an initiative that looks to support the work of a diverse intergenerational group of cultural critics of color. He received his undergraduate degree from NYU in journalism and art history. He can be reached at

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