Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex, now partially retired, and Professor of Art History at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Member of the Tate Board of Trustees (1995–2005) and the National Gallery (1998–2005). She was made Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her services to Art History and university education in 2013. She has curated and co-curated, among other exhibitions, Dada and Surrealism Reviewed (with D. Sylvester and E. Cowling) (1978); Art in Latin America: The Modern Era 1820–1980 (1989); Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators (1994); Fetishism: Visualising Power and Desire (1995); Dalí’s Optical Illusions (2000); Salvador Dalí: Centenary (2004); Undercover Surrealism: Georges Bataille and Documents (with Simon Baker) (2006); Close-Up: Proximity and Defamiliarisation in Art, Film and Photography (with Simon Baker) (2008); and The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art (2011). She has published Photomontage (1976; 1986); Salvador Dalí (1982; 1990); André Masson (1994); Figures and Likenesses: The Painting of Siron Franco (1996); and Marcel Duchamp (with N. Cox and D. Hopkins) (1999), among others. She has recently co-edited Surrealism in Latin America: Vivísimo muerto (2012) and curated the historical section, ‘The Age of Coal: An Undergound History of the Modern’, for Manifesta 9, Genk (2012).
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- TÃ pies as a Symptom. One-way Modernity (Lecturer)