Andrew Weiner is Assistant Professor of Art Theory and Criticism in the Department of Art and Art Professions at NYU–Steinhardt. He is currently working on a study of aesthetics and politics in West Germany and Austria during the 1960s. He has published scholarly essays in journals including Grey Room, ARTMargins, and PAJ, and writes regularly on contemporary art for publications including Afterall and TextezurKunst.
He received his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from UC-Berkeley in 2011, where he was supported by a Jacob K. Javits fellowship. Before coming to NYU he taught in the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts and in the Prison University Project at San Quentin State Prison. His teaching interests include contemporary aesthetic theory, the history of exhibitions, and artistic research. He is currently editing a collection of texts on the emergence of discursive and research-based exhibition formats.