HENRY MARTIN, translator
Henry Martin was born in Philadelphia and received degrees in English literature from Bowdoin College and New York University. He translates contemporary Italian literature and contributes as a critic to a number of international art magazines, including Art News, for which he writes as a regular correspondent from Italy. He has written many books: a lengthy essay on the work of Baruchello has been published by the museums of Mantua and Livorno; major monographs on Arman, Adami, and George Brecht have appeared, respectively with Abrams, Maeght, and Multhipla. The recipient of a Critic's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Martin is married to the artist Berty Skuber; they live not far from Balzano, in the mountains of southern Tyrol. Berty Skuber created the cover art for the books on this page.