Themes of Contemporary Art
Visual Art After 1980
Author Jean Robertson, Craig McDaniel, and Contributions by Scott Contreras-Koterbay
Jean Robertson is Chancellor's Professor Emerita of Art History at Indiana University, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI. Other books co-authored with Craig McDaniel include Spellbound: Rethinking the Alphabet (Intellect and University of Chicago Press, 2016); and Painting as a Language: Material, Technique, Form, Content (Harcourt, 2000). She is lead co-author with Deborah Hutton of The History of Art: A Global View (Thames & Hudson, 2022).
Craig McDaniel is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at Indiana University, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI. In addition to volumes co-authored with Jean Robertson, McDaniel has published essays on art and culture, most notably a series of articles that reevaluates the practice of painting and the achievements of key painters. In addition to participating in exhibitions of his own art, McDaniel has curated over 50 exhibitions of contemporary art by others.
Scott Contreras-Koterbay (guest author) is Professor in the Department of Art & Design, adjunct professor in the Department of Philosophy & Humanities, and Director of the Bert C. Bach Fine & Performing Scholars in the Honors College at East Tennessee State University. He is co-author with Lukasz Mirocha of The New Aesthetic and Art: Constellations of the Postdigital (Instituut voor Netweerkcultuur, 2016).