Dr Alison Green

Alison Green is Course Leader for MA Culture, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins.

Green is an art historian, critic and curator with twin interests in contemporary art and the legacies of Modernism. She has worked in museums and contemporary art galleries and has been writing criticism on contemporary art since the mid-1990s. She teaches history and theory of art at Central Saint Martins.

Recent writings and talks include:

  • What Would You Expect? - Christopher Williams at Whitechapel Gallery exhibition review, Source (2015)
  • Intermedia, Exile and Carolee Schneemann - in Across the Great Divide: Intermedia from Futurism to Fluxus (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015)
  • Animating the Archive - conference co-presentation at DCDC15, Manchester (National Archives and Research Libraries UK)

Forthcoming writings include:

  • Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art exhibition review, Burlington Magazine (2016)
  • The Artist as Curator and Art Journal book reviews (2016)
  • Stout’s Doubt - essay in Journal of Contemporary Painting (2016)
  • Fifty Years of Art and Objecthood - essay and co-edited issue, Journal of Visual Culture (2017)
  • Curating Under the Sign of Art - book (Reaktion, 2017)

She holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes and an MA from the University of Texas at Austin, both in the history of art. Her BA, from Princeton University, was in visual (studio) art and art history.