Walter Robinson is an artist and art critic from New York City. He currently exhibits his work with Lynch Tham on the Lower East Side in New York City. A survey of his paintings from 1979 to 2014 opened in 2014 at the University Galleries at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill.; the show subsequently appears at the McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, Oh. As a critic, Robinson was the founding editor of Artnet Magazine (1996-2012), and before that a contributor to Art in America (1980-1996), the art editor of the East Village Eye and a founding editor of Art-Rite magazine. He also co-produced the public-access television show, GalleryBeat.