Track changes: a handbook for art criticism
Edited by Mira Dayal and Josephine Heston
Critics who prioritize social, ideological, or political concerns are often admonished for “having an agenda.” But judgments are never neutral, and writers who articulate their commitments can productively heighten the stakes and impact of criticism.
In Track Changes: A Handbook for Art Criticism, twenty-five art writers and editors share strategies for critical writing and editing that encourage solidarity and reparative decision-making to actively challenge structural inequalities within the art world.
This collection begins with a practical overview of the editorial process, followed by case studies, conversations, manifestos, and reflections on technical and ethical choices. Track Changes is a rigorous and supportive guide to art criticism—a mentor in book form.