Holland Cotter Biography
Holland Cotter is a critic for the New York Times. He has served as The New York Times’s co-chief art critic. Cotter has been with the New York Times since 1998. He primarily writes on art, both old and new, and has traveled extensively in Africa and China for The Times. In addition, he received the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism in 2009.
Holland Cotter Age
Holland Cotter was born in Connecticut, in the United States on April 9, 1947. He is 75 years old.
Holland Cotter Height
Cotter stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 in/1.70 m tall.
Holland Cotter Family
Holland was born in Connecticut, the United States, to hardworking parents. He is of American descent and grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. When he was born, his father had recently begun medical school. He and his sister grew up together, and their mother would read them poems.
Holland Cotter Wife
Despite being a well-known art critic, Cotter has kept his personal life private. There is also no information about him being married, engaged, or single.
Holland Cotter Education
Cotter attended Harvard College after graduating from high school. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from poet Robert Lowell in 1970. He was the editor of the Harvard Advocate literary magazine at the time. Later, in 1990, he received an MA in American modernism from the City University of New York, and in 1992, he obtained his M. Phil. from Columbia University in early Indian Buddhist art.
Holland Cotter Salary
Cotter earns an annual salary of $84,350.
Holland Cotter’s Net Worth
Cooter’s approximate net worth is $1 Million.
Holland Cotter Career
He has served as The New York Times’s co-chief art critic. Cotter has been with the New York Times since 1998. He primarily writes on art, both old and new, and has traveled extensively in Africa and China for The Times. He began working for the New York Times in 1992 as a freelance writer and remained there until 1997.
He was expressly selected by the channel for his knowledge of Asian art, since he is credited with introducing contemporary Indian and Chinese art to a Western audience. Some of his works were inspired by a trip to China during the Summer Olympics in 2008.
He has also taught Indian and Islamic art. He formerly worked as a writer and editor for publications such as the New York Arts Journal, Art in America, and Art News. He also received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2009.