John G. Hanhardt


John G. Hanhardt is a consulting senior curator of film and media arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was curator and head of the film and video department at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, for more than twenty years, and senior curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, for more than a decade. Among his many exhibition credits are “Andy Warhol’s Video & Television” (1991), “Bill Viola: Going Forth By Day” (2002), and “Nam June Paik: Global Visionary” (2012). He is the editor of the influential anthology Video Culture: A Critical Investigation (1986), and is currently preparing an edition of Nam June Paik’s collected writings and the second volume of the Andy Warhol film catalogue raisonné.