Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

Associate Professor of Art History & Theory



Jongwoo Jeremy Kim is a specialist of modern and contemporary art addressing issues concerning gender, sexuality, and race.

Professor Kim is the author of Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918 (Ashgate). His peer-reviewed articles include “Filming the Queerness of Comfort Women: Byun Young–Joo’s The Murmuring, 1995” (positions: asia critique), and “Picturing the Edwardian Family Man: The Nicholsons at Home” (Art History). In his co-edited, interdisciplinary anthology Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry (Routledge), Kim discusses Robert Gober and anti-patriarchal temporality. Currently, he is completing his next book, Male Bodies Unmade: Picturing Queer Selfhood, which explores narratives of subjectivity formation and corporeal incoherence in the works by Aubrey Beardsley, Jean Cocteau, Francis Bacon, Robert Gober, David Hockney, and Andrew Ahn.

Professor Kim serves on the Board of Directors for the Historians of British Art, an international organization for scholars and curators specializing in British art and architecture from every area and period. In 2007, Kim received his Ph.D. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, where he worked with Linda Nochlin.

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