Mr. Jonathan Binstock, Senior Advisor - Citi Private Bank Art Advisory & Finance (USA)
Jonathan is senior vice president and specialist in post-World War II and Contemporary art for the Citi Private Bank Art Advisory & Finance. He works with clients and their families in the US and abroad to build personal art collections, and, in addition, helps maintain the quality, and assess the value, of artworks in the Bank’s art lending program.
Jonathan joined Citi after more than a decade of curatorial work in major American museums. An expert in art since 1945, he was most recently the curator of Contemporary art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Before that, he was assistant curator at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. His many exhibitions include the 47th (2002) and 48th (2005) Corcoran Biennials; Sam Gilliam: A Retrospective (2005); Atomic Time: Pure Science and Seduction (2003), which featured art by Jim Sanborn; and Andy Warhol: Social Observer (2000).
In addition, Jonathan has written about artists as varied as Jeremy Blake, Ellsworth Kelly, Joan Mitchell, Bruce Nauman, Pepón Osorio, Sean Scully, Mark Tansey, Wayne Thiebaud, Alma Thomas and Richard Tuttle.
Jonathan holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has taught art history at the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania.