DR Anthony G White

DR Anthony G White


  • 20th century art (Italian modernism and post-WWII American art)
  • Art and fascism
  • Art and mental illness
  • Art history (Modern Art)
  • Outsider art



Member of

  • Art Association of Australia and New Zealand. President 2015 -
  • College Art Association. Ordinary Member 2005 - 2015
  • Art Association of Australia and New Zealand. Ordinary Member 2004 - 2014
  • Art Association of Australa and New Zealand. Treasurer 2000 - 2004


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • Other Grants and Fellowships

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for 2012 – 2017 (Collaborator)

    Faculty of Arts Engagement Grant, The University of Melbourne, 2014

    Faculty of Arts Conference Support Scheme, The University of Melbourne, 2014, 2012, 2009

    ARC Linkage Preparation Grant, The University of Melbourne, 2006

    Publication Subsidy Grant, The University of Melbourne, 2009, 2005, 2004

    Harvard University Graduate Student Council Research Grant, 1999.

    Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Completion, Harvard University, 1997

    Charles Eliot Norton Travelling Fellowship, Harvard University, 1996

    Mellon Fellowship for Summer Language Study/Summer Research, Harvard University, 1995

    Mellon Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Harvard University, 1995



Education and training

  • PhD, Harvard University 2000
  • MA, Harvard University 1994
  • MA, University of Melbourne 1993
  • BA(hons), University of Melbourne 1991
  • BBus, Swinburne University of Technology 1985

Awards and honors

  • Community and Cultural Relations Committee Award, The University of Melbourne, 2006
  • Early Career Researcher Award, The University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Australian Postgraduate Research Award, Commonwealth of Australia, 1992
  • Australian Higher Education Scheme Postgraduate Scholarship, Commonwealth of Australia, 1991



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • I am currently interested in supervising topics relating to:
    • Modern art
    • Italian modernism
    • Art and mental illness
    • Outsider art
    • Art and fascism

    Current Primary PhD Supervisions

    Giles Fielke, "Hollis Frampton"
    Tara Heffernan, "Piero Manzoni"
    Amelia Winata "Charlotte Posenenske"