Darby English


Darby English gained his PhD in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. He is presently teaching as Assistant Professor for Art History at the University of Chicago. His current areas of specialization are in the rhetorics of abstraction, in sociality and aesthetics, in the politics of modernism and in contemporary historiography. Among his publications to date are: »How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness« (2007) and »Kara Walker: Narratives of a Negress« (ed. Darby English et al., 2003).