Jonathan T. D. Neil is currently Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Los Angeles, a partnership with Claremont Graduate University and its Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management. He also serves as Associate Editor for ArtReview magazine and as editor of the Held Essays on Visual Art for The Brooklyn Rail. From 2008 until 2014 he served as Executive Editor at The Drawing Center in New York. In 2005 he co-founded Boyd Level LLC, a private curatorial firm and consultancy that specializes in contemporary art.
Jonathan has a PhD in 20th-century Art History from Columbia University and a B.Arch from Cornell University. He has taught courses on modern and contemporary art and architectural history, the international art market, critical writing, critical theory, and the history of photography at Columbia University, Parsons The New School for Design, and the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York. He is a member of the New York Chapter of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).