Jonathan Weinberg

2002 Vera List Center Fellow
Jonathan Weinberg is a curator, historian, and artist living in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Programs and projects
The Social and the Real, A Roundtable on the Historization of Art of the Lower East side, Belated Bohemia: Art and Identity in the East Village and Conversations with Maurice Sendak

Weinberg is a painter and art historian. He is the author of Male Desire: the Homoerotic in American Art; Fantastic Tales: the Photography of Nan Goldin (with Joyce Robinson, curator); Ambition and Love in Modern American Art; and Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley and the First-American Avant-Garde. He co-edited with Diana Linden and Alejandro Anreus the anthology, The Social and the Real: Political Art of the 1930s in the Western Hemisphere. His reviews and articles have appeared in Art in America, Artforum, The Art Journal, and The Yale Journal of Criticism. He has taught at Bennington College, Cooper Union, and Yale University, and he is currently a Visiting Critic in the Graduate Printmaking Department at the Rhode Island School of Design. He has been a recipient of many fellowships including a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship and, most recently, a 2009 grant from Creative Capital to write the book Pier Groups: Art Along the New York City Waterfront in the 1970s and 80s. A mid-career retrospective of Weinberg's paintings, curated by Jonathan Katz, ran at the Leslie Lohman Gay Art Foundation in New York in March 2010. (Biography as of 2010)