Contributors

Herbert Read

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Sir Herbert Edward Read, (1893–1968) was an English anarchist poet, and critic of literature and art. He was one of the earliest English writers to take notice of existentialism, and was strongly influenced by proto-existentialist thinker Max Stirner.

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Maura Reilly

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Maura Reilly is a curator and arts writer, and executive director of the National Academy of Design in New York. As the founding curator of the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, she launched the first exhibition and public programming space in the USA devoted entirely to feminist art, where she organized multiple exhibitions, including the permanent installation of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party and the blockbuster Global Feminisms (co-curated with Linda Nochlin.) Reilly has authored and edited many books and articles on contemporary art, including most recently Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader (Thames & Hudson, 2015). She is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women’s Caucus for Art, and in 2015 was voted one of the 50 most powerful people in the art world by both Blouin Art Info and Art+Auction. She received her MA and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

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Colin Renfrew

University of Cambridge

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Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and former Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. He is the author and editor of many books, including Before Civilization, Archaeology and Language, and Prehistory and coeditor (with Paul Bahn) of The Cambridge World Prehistory. He is a fellow of the British Academy and a life peer in the House of Lords.

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Reuters

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Thomson Reuters is the world’s largest international multimedia news agency.

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Alexandra Rhodes

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Alexandra Rhodes is a Senior Specialist for the international jewelry division of Sotheby’s in London.

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Marc Riboud

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Marc Riboud (b. 1923) is a French photographer, best known for his extensive reports on North Vietnam and China.

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Matthieu Ricard

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The Dalai Lama’s French interpreter since 1989, Matthieu Ricard lives in the Shechen Monastery in Nepal.

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David Talbot Rice

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David Talbot Rice was Lecturer on Byzantine and Near-Eastern Art at the Courtauld Institute, London, and then Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art at Edinburgh University. His books included Islamic Art (1965, rev 1975), published in the World of Art, The Art of Byzantium (1959) and The Byzantines (1962).

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Mary Richards

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Mary Richards is a writer, publisher, and musician. She is the author of Ed Ruscha and Modern Art! Write Your Own Story and was previously the art publisher for the Hayward Gallery in London.

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Phyllis Richardson

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Phyllis Richardson is an architecture and design writer who has published numerous books, including Real Homes and Nano House.

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Tim Richardson

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Tim Richardson directs the Chelsea Fringe gardening festival in London and is the former landscape editor at Wallpaper*, gardens editor at Country Life, and founding editor of New Eden.

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Anne Richter

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Anne Richter lectured in Art and Design at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and is the author of Arts and Crafts of Indonesia.

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Hans Richter

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Hans Richter was well known both as a painter and film-maker. While in Zurich from 1916-20, he started the Dada movement with Hugo Ball, Tristan Tzara and others. In 1940 he left Europe for the US and became an American citizen. His films include: Vormittagspuk, Dreams that Money Can Buy, Dadascope and 8 x 8, produced in collaboration with Arp, Calder, Duchamp, Ernst, Huelsenbeck, Man Ray and others. His paintings hang in galleries throughout the world, and he is the author of several books on the cinema and art.

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Christine Riding

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Christine Riding is senior curator of paintings and head of the arts department at the National Maritime Museum, London.

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Louis Rigaud

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Louis Rigaud graduated in 2009 from the Arts De´coratifs of Strasbourg. He has collaborated with Anouck Boisrobert on several other bestselling books for children including Tip-Tap and Popville.

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Bridget Riley

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Bridget Riley is one of the most significant abstract painters working today and a master of the Op- Art style, which came to prominence in the 1960s. Her work is represented in the collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, Dia Art Foundation, NY; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; The Museum of Modern Art, NY; and other institutions around the world.

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Martina Rink

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Martina Rink was assistant to Isabella Blow until Blow’s tragic suicide in 2007.

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Fred Ritchin

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Fred Ritchin is the director of PixelPress and a professor of photography and imaging at New York University. He was named one of the 100 most important people in photography by American Photo magazine. He lives in New York City.

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