Amelia Jones

* 14. 7. 1961, Durham, Spojené státy (United States)
art historian, curator


nationality: American
sex: female

Amelia Jones, born in the US in 1961, is Professor and Pilkington Chair in Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester. She obtained her BA in Art History at Harvard University, her MA at the University of Pennsylvania, and her PhD at the University of California Los Angeles. She has organized exhibitions on feminism and contemporary art, has co-edited the anthology Performing the Body/Performing the Text (1999), and edited the volumes Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (2003) and A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945 (2006). Following from her Body Art/Performing the Subject (1998), Jones’s recent books include Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada (2004) and Self Image: Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject (2006). Her current projects are a co-edited volume Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History and a forthcoming book tentatively entitled Identity and the Visual.

Americká profesorka historie umění, umělecké kritiky a kurátorka. Publikace zaměřené feministické umění.