|Name Whitney Halstead|
Role Art Historian
|Education School of the Art Institute of Chicago|
Whitney Halstead (1926 - 1979) was an American art historian, and artist.
He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a B.F.A and M.F.A. He taught art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His papers are held at the Archives of American Art.
Halstead was the primary supporter of the work of Joseph Yoakum.