Peter Schjeldahl

Art Critic, The New Yorker, New York City

 

Peter Schjeldahl attended Carleton College and the New School.  Between 1967 and 1981, he published five books of poetry. He was a regular art critic for ARTnews, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and 7 Days.  He joined The New Yorker in 1998. His four books of criticism include The Hydrogen Jukebox: Selected Writings (1991) and Let's See: Writings on Art from The New Yorker (2008). He has taught at Harvard University and is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and the Frank Jewett Mather Award for excellence in art criticism from the College Art Association.