Michael Dashkin is a creative and versatile writer and image maker who  lives and works in New York City. He regularly reviews books on Contemporary Art and Photography for several publications, including the blog Art Book Review, for The Art Libraries Society of North America and for Library Journal, and writes essays on Contemporary Art for Christie’s fine art auction catalogs. He  earned a Masters degree in Studio Art from New York University.

Michael wears other hats, too. He is an experienced research librarian, with a Masters in Library Science from Queens College of the City University of New York, who has done market research on the technology industry, and he is currently working to leverage his research and writing skills as a B2B copywriter.

Michael can be reached by email: mdashkin at mindspring dot com, or Twitter: @mdashkin