Jonathan Zimmerman


Jonathan Zimmerman is Professor of Education and History at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. His new book is Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education. (March 2015)

  • 'Horace Pippin: The Way I See It'

    April 25, 2015 — July 19, 2015

    I paint it exactly the way it is and exactly the way I see it.” So said Horace Pippin, in the famous quote that frames this fascinating exhibit.

  • 'Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School'

    December 7, 2014 — June 7, 2015

    The paintings of the Hudson River School travel from their home at the New York Historical Society to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

  • Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility

    March 13, 2015 — June 3, 2015

    Farmanfarmaian merged Islamic geometrical design and mirror mosaics with the modernist forms.

  • Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River

    February 22, 2015 — May 17, 2015

    Before the age of film, the most influential visual guide to the West was Missouri’s George Caleb Bingham.

  • Modernism Made in New Mexico

    January 30, 2015 — April 30, 2015

    How the beautiful forms and colors of New Mexico shaped an entire generation of American artists.

  • William Glackens

    November 8, 2014 — February 16, 2015

    The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has staged the first major retrospective of Glackens’s career as an illustrator, painter, and collector.

  • Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography

    October 21, 2014 — January 4, 2015

    Strand’s central, insistent question was whether the traditional role of the arts—to inform, challenge, and humanize—could survive their encounter with modern machinery and technology, including the camera itself.