London Faculty

Dr Bill Roberts

Lecturer, MA Art History and Art World Practice

Biography

Biography

Dr Bill Roberts studied History of Art at the University of Edinburgh and completed his MA and PhD in contemporary art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. Before coming to Christie’s Education, he taught at the Courtauld, the Ruskin School of Art (University of Oxford) and the University of Warwick, where he was a research fellow from 2013 to 2015 and a teaching fellow from 2015 to 2017. Bill has written journal articles for Art History, ARTMargins, Tate Papers and Third Text, and book and exhibition reviews for a variety of publications including Mute, Oxford Art Journal, Journal of Curatorial Studies and Art & the Public Sphere. His monograph, Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s: Production by Design (Routledge, 2019), explores engagements with design and architecture in the practices of Dan Graham, Rita McBride, Tobias Rehberger, Liam Gillick and others.

Research Interests

Research Interests

International art since the 1960s

Contemporary art’s interface with design and architecture

Art’s critique of capitalism

Publications & Exhibitions

Publications & Exhibitions

Book

Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s: Production by Design (Routledge, 2019)

Articles/Publications

‘The Proliferation of Dan Graham’s Pavilions’, Art History, 42:2 (April 2019)

Art, Design and Capital since the 1980s: Production by Design (Routledge, 2020)

Reviews

The Politics of Contemporary Art Biennials: Spectacles of Critique, Theory and Art by Panos Kompatsiaris, Journal of Visual Art Practice, 17:1, 2018

Selected Recent Lectures & Courses:

‘Relational (Design) Aesthetics’, Christie’s Education, 8 May 2019

 

 

Professional - Affliations

Professional - Affliations

Association for Art History