Frankfurter, Alfred

Frankfurter, Alfred (Moritz)

(1906–65) art critic; born in Chicago. He studied at Princeton and with Bernard Berenson in Italy. He returned to New York City (1927) and worked as an editor and a free-lance art critic, then became editor of Art News (1936–65). In his capacity as an editor, he became an influential force in the art world of the time.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.