W. J. T. Mitchell
University of Chicago
W. J. T. Mitchell is the editor of Critical Inquiry and Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Blake’s Composite Art (1977), Iconology (1986), Picture Theory (1994), The Last Dinosaur Book (1998), and What Do Pictures Want? The Lives and Loves of Images (2005). Picture Theory won the College Art Association’s Morey Prize for Art History in 1996; What Do Pictures Want? won the Modern Language Association’s James Russell Lowell Prize for literary criticism in 2006.
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