Kirsty Bell is a writer and critic living in Berlin. Her book The Artist’s House. From Workplace to Artwork was published by Sternberg Press in 2013. A contributing editor to frieze, she also writes regularly for publications including Art in America, art agenda and Mousse Magazine. She has published numerous monographic catalogue essays, most recently on Martin Kippenberger (Catalogue Raisonee of the Paintings, Vol. 3), Laura Owens (Whitney Museum of American Art), Magali Reus (Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam), Siri Aurdal (Nordic Pavilion, Venice Biennial) and Adam Linder (Hammer Museum, Los Angeles).