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Dr Rex Butler is an art historian, writer and Professor (Art History & Theory).
His research interests include Australian art and art criticism, Post-War American art and Critical Theory. Rex Butler has recently completed a book, Outside In:10 Essays on UnAustralian Art, with ADS Donaldson and edited a selection of Bernard Smith's writings, Antipodean Perspective, with Sheridan Palmer. He is currently writing a book on Stanley Cavell and the Arts.
He is the author or editor of eleven books, including What is Appropriation?(1996), Jean Baudrillard: The Defence of the Real (1999), A Secret History of Australian Art (2002), Slavoj Zizek: Live Theory (2005), Borges' Short Stories: A Reader's Guide (2010) and Deleuze and Guattari's What is Philosophy?: A Reader's Guide (2015).
Research area keywords
- Art History
- Art Criticism
- Art Theory
Research Output per year
Research output: Contribution to specialist publication › Article › Research
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Activities per year
Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and Events › Public lecture/debate/seminar