Jonah Siegel

Jonah Siegel is Distinguished Professor of English at Rutgers University. He is the author of Desire and Excess: The Nineteenth-Century Culture of Art (Princeton University Press, 2000) and Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-Romance Tradition (Princeton University Press, 2005), as well as the editor of The Emergence of the Modern Museum: An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Sources (Oxford University Press, 2008). His most recent books include Material Inspirations: The Interests of the Art Object in the Nineteenth Century and After (Oxford University Press, 2020) and Overlooking Damage: Art, Display, and Loss in Times of Crisis (Stanford University Press, 2020).