Hal Foster

Leading American art critic and historian delivers a lecture entitled 'Organs of the Outlandish: Contemporary Art and Mimetic Excess'.


Hal Foster is Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, USA and is one of the leading voices in post‐modern art criticism and critical art history. 

Foster is the author of numerous acclaimed theory books, including Compulsive Beauty, Return of the Real, Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes), Prosthetic Gods, and The Art‐Architecture Complex. His contributions to contemporary cultural debates span over 30 years of publishing.

Foster is the Camberwell College of Arts Practitioner in Residence.