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.