Andrew McNamara is an art historian and Professor, Visual Arts at QUT, Brisbane. His publications include: An Apprehensive Aesthetic (2009); Modern Times: The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia, with Ann Stephen and Philip Goad (2008); Sweat—the subtropical imaginary (2011); and Surpassing Modernity: An Ambivalent Quest (Bloomsbury, London, just released). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Australian chair of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’art (CIHA). His current project is a study of the Bauhaus reception in Australia, Bauhaus Diaspora and Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design and Architecture. Edited along with Philip Goad, Ann Stephen, Isabel Wünsche and Harriet Equist, the publication will appear in mid-2019 with an exhibition that will also travel to Brisbane (2020) and Sydney (2021).