Anthony Gardner is Professor of Contemporary Art History at the Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford.
Anthony holds a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne and a PhD in Art History from the University of New South Wales in Australia. His research explores the cultural politics of contemporary art, especially in the contexts of anti-imperialism and post-socialism, with particular emphasis on art and curatorial practice beyond the North Atlantic region. His books include Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations (2013), Politically Unbecoming: Postsocialist Art Against Democracy (2015) and, also through MIT Press in 2015, the anthology Neue Slowenische Kunst: From Kapital To Capital (with Zdenka Badovinac and Eda Čufer). His latest book, co-written with Charles Green, is Biennials, Triennials and documenta: The exhibitions that created contemporary art (2016).