International Association of Art Critics

The International Association of Art Critics (Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art, AICA) was founded in 1950 to revitalize critical discourse, which suffered under Fascism during World War II. AICA was initially affiliated with UNESCO as a non-governmental organization. Currently, there are seventy-two member nations representing more than 4,000 art critics.

The main objectives of AICA are:

In November 2008, Elaine A. King represented the United States at the Association of International Art Critics in Barcelona, Spain where she presented a paper titled "Too much of a muchness?: Topography of Tedium."[2]


  1. AICA Objectives
  2. King, Elaine. "Papers, Panels, & Lectures". Carnegie Mellon University.

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