John-Paul Stonard (b. 1973) is a writer and an art historian. His first book, Fault Lines. Art in Germany 1945-55 appeared in 2007. In 2009 he was a Senior Fellow at CASVA, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. He was a curator of the acclaimed exhibition ‘Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation’, at Tate Britain, 2014. His publications include Germany Divided: Baselitz and his Generation (British Museum Press, 2014); and, as editor and contributor, The Books that Shaped Art History (Thames & Hudson, 2013). He writes for the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, the Burlington Magazine,  Apollo, the Financial Times and The Guardian. He is currently writing a book about the story of art, to be published by Bloomsbury in 2017. He lives and works in London.