John-Paul Stonard is an art historian who has published widely in the fields of modern and contemporary art. Following early training as a painter, he completed a PhD at the Courtauld Institute in 2004. He has worked as a lecturer at the Courtauld Institute, and as contributing editor for The Burlington Magazine. From 2010-11 he was a Senior Fellow at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

In 2014 he was the joint-curator of ‘Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation’ at Tate Britain. His books include Germany Divided: Baselitz and his Generation (British Museum Press, 2014), The Books that Shaped Art History (editor and contributor; Thames & Hudson, 2013), and Fault Lines: Art in Germany 1945-55 (Ridinghouse, 2007).

He is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books, the TLS, and Artforum. He is also a member of the consultative committee of The Burlington Magazine, where he has published numerous articles and reviews.


‘An Egyptian spring?’ editorial article for The Burlington Magazine, May 2015 [PDF here]







Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s