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Anthony G White

Associate Professor
Modern Art
American postwar art
art & mental illness
art & fascism
Italian modern art
outsider art
Australian art
art & enterprise
kitsch
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A/Prof

Anthony G White

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Art history
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A/Prof

Anthony G White

 

Anthony White is an Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. His research focuses on the history of modern and contemporary art.

He has published several books, including Italian Modern Art in the Age of Fascism (Routledge, 2020), Art as Enterprise: Social and Economic Engagement in Contemporary Art (with Grace McQuilten, IB Tauris, 2016), and Lucio Fontana: Between Utopia and Kitsch (MIT Press, 2011). He has written for the peer-reviewed art history journals Grey Room, October, The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, and Third Text, and for exhibition catalogues published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; and the Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. He is also a contributor to Artforum.

During his tenure as Curator of International Painting and Sculpture at the National Gallery of Australia from 2000 to 2002 he curated the major art exhibitions Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism; Sol LeWitt Drawings, Prints and Books 1968-1988 (with Steven Tonkin); and Jackson Pollock’s Blue Poles. In 2008 he co-curated The Art of Making Sense at the Dax Centre in Melbourne.

He is a frequent recipient of research awards from the Australian Research Council (2018, 2012, 2007) and the Ian Potter Foundation (2014) and was a named Collaborator on a project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2012 - 2017). He has held visiting positions at the Department of Italian Studies, New York University (2013), The Centre for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, Washington D.C. (2006), and the Humanities Research Centre at The Australian National University (2005). In 2014 he was elected President of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand, and was appointed a Research Fellow in the Centre of Visual Art at The University of Melbourne in 2018.

Please also see the following website: https://unimelb.academia.edu/AnthonyGWhite


Previous Appointments


Research Fellow, Centre of Visual Art, The University of Melbourne, 2018 -
International Visitor, Department of Italian Studies, New York University, 2013
Senior Lecturer, School of Culture and Communication, The University of Melbourne, 2009 - 2019
Guest Curator, The Cunningham Dax Collection, Parkville, Australia, 2008
Visiting Senior Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 2006
Visiting Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, 2005
Lecturer, School of Art History, Cinema, Classics and Archaeology, The University of Melbourne, 2003 - 2009
Curator, International Painting and Sculpture, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2000 - 2002
Tutorial Instructor, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, Harvard University, 1999.
Head Teaching Fellow, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, Harvard University, 1996.
Teaching Fellow, Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, Harvard University, 1994.
Sessional Tutor, Department of Fine Arts, The University of Melbourne, 1991.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2006

Community and Cultural Relations Committee Award

The University of Melbourne

2004

Early Career Researcher Award

The University of Melbourne

1992

Australian Postgraduate Research Award

Commonwealth of Australia

1991

Australian Higher Education Scheme Postgraduate Scholarship

Commonwealth of Australia

4

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor

Culture And Communication

President

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

Ordinary Member

College Art Association

Ordinary Member

Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

Treasurer

Art Association of Australa and New Zealand

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

Harvard University

Master of Arts

Harvard University

Master of Arts

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts, Honours

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Business

Swinburne University of Technology