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Domenick Ammirati is a writer whose art criticism has appeared in Artforum, Mousse, Frieze, Dis, the Artforum and Afterall websites, and elsewhere. His writing on music and books has appeared in a variety of publications including The Los Angeles Review of Books, Dot Dot Dot, Bookforum, and Index. From 2006 to 2007 he served as senior editor of Modern Painters magazine.

Domenick Ammirati's fiction has appeared in venues including Plazm and Tammy magazines. He is at work on a novel. He was a 2013–14 fellow in fiction writing at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown.


Domenick Ammirati is an editor whose book credits include Down the Garden Path (2005) for Valerie Smith and the Queens Museum of Art, New York; AMERICAMERICA for artist Matt Keegan (Printed Matter, 2008); Mary Ellen Carroll (SteidlMack, 2010); and Dara Birnbaum: The Dark Matter of Media Light (SMAK, 2011). In 2009 he took a position as senior editor at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, where he has edited numerous volumes including The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Making of the Modern Museum and Grey Area: Julie Mehretu (both 2009); Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance (2010); Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective and Gabriel Orozco: Asterisms (both 2012); Gutai: Splendid Playground (2013); and On Kawara--Silence (2015). He also serves as editor of the Guggenheim Forum online discussion series.


Domenick Ammirati makes occasional work in other creative modes including visual/conceptual art and performance.


Domenick Ammirati is an alum of Swarthmore College, Brooklyn College, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Core program in critical studies.