Jonathan Gilmore teaches philosophy at the City University of New York. Most recently, he was a 2013-2014 United States National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, served on the faculty for several years of the Philosophy Department at Yale University, and taught at Princeton University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows. He is the recipient of NEH, Whiting, Mellon, and other national fellowships and awards. The author of The Life of a Style: Beginnings and Endings in the Narrative History of Art (Cornell University Press, 2000), Gilmore has published articles on aesthetics, the history of modern art, the imagination, freedom of expression, and criticism. His art criticism has appeared in Artforum, Art in America, ArtNews, Tema Celeste, and Modern Painters.