Jonathan D. Katz
September - June 2008
Jonathan D. Katz is well known as a scholar within the field of American art history and as an author at the forefront of visual and gender studies. Writings most especially on Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and John Cage appear as chapters in several anthologies and as articles in a variety of periodicals, including: "The Senators Were Revolted: Homophobia and the Culture Wars" in A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (Malden, Mass., and Oxford, 2006); "Performative Silence and the Politics of Passivity" in Making a Scene (Binghamton, N.Y., 2000) and "Dismembership: Jasper Johns and the Body Politic" in Performing the Body/Performing the Text, (New York, 1999). He is author of Andy Warhol (New York, 1993) and Robert Raushchenberg: Gifts to Terry Van Brunt (New Haven, 2004). At the Clark, Katz’s principal project concerns the first global social history of the power of Eros in the art of the 1960s.