Art & Art History
Gallery 400 Lecture Room
400 South Peoria Street
Ronald Jones (born 1952) will speak on the topic Nothing Corrupts Like Morality. Jones deploys many of the strategies of post-modernism onto political subjects. A prominent artist, critic, and educator, he has contributed articles, essays, and reviews to Arts Magazine, Artscribe, Frieze, Artforum, Bookforum, Art in America, Parkett, Cabinet, Zone and others. His work has been exhibited at Documenta, Kassel, Germany; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Kunsthalle, Budapest; and Kunstraum, Vienna. Recent one-person shows have been organized by the Seibu Museum, Tokyo; the San Jose Museum of Art, California; Metro Picture, New York and various other galleries in Europe.
Jones is represented by Metro Picture, New York; and currently teaches at Yale University. He received a BA from Huntingdon College, Alabama; an MFA from the University of South Carolina; and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Arts from Ohio State University.