About the Author
Catherine Lampert is an independent curator and art historian. She has curated numerous exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery, the Royal Academy of the Arts, and the Whitechapel Gallery, where she was director from 1988 to 2001. The subjects of these exhibitions have ranged from old to contemporary masters, including Auguste Rodin, Honoré Daumier, Frank Auerbach, Lucian Freud, Peter Doig, and Michael Andrews. She has also been responsible for exhibitions at European museums, and in 2014 she co-curated “Bare Life,” an exhibition of postwar British figurative painting at the LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur in Münster. Her publications include Francis Alys: The Prophet and the Fly and Euan Uglow: The Complete Paintings.