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Jonathan Blaustein

Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico. He has exhibited his work widely in galleries and museums the US, and in festivals in Europe as well.

His photographs reside in several important collections, including the Library of Congress, the State of New Mexico, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Jonathan is a weekly columnist at the popular blog A Photo Editor, and spent six years as a photo critic at the New York Times Lens blog as well, with previous bylines online for The New Yorker, VICE, and Hyperallergic. He taught photography at UNM-Taos for many years, and recently founded the Antidote Photo Retreat at his family horse farm outside Taos.

Jonathan has written essays for Alejandro Cartagena’s books “Santa Barbara Return Jobs to US,” and “Santa Barbara Shame on US,” and Mark Dorf’s “Translations,” and is available as a freelance writer for appropriate projects.

His first monograph, “Extinction Party,” was published in March 2020 by Yoffy Press, in Atlanta. It was featured in the Washington Post here.