Yve-Alain Bois, widely recognized as an expert on twentieth-century art, is the coauthor (with Rosalind E. Krauss) of Formless: A User's Guide and the author of Painting as Model (the MIT Press), and an editor of October. His other publications include Ellsworth Kelly: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Reliefs, and Sculpture, vols. 1 and 2 and Art Since 1900 (with Benjamin Buchloh, Hal Foster, and Rosalind E. Krauss). Currently Professor in the the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, he has taught at Johns Hopkins and Harvard universities and has curated or cocurated exhibitions worldwide.
Hal Foster is Townsend Martin, Class of 1917, Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. He was a founding editor of Zone Magazine and Zone Books and writes regularly for October (which he coedits), Artforum, and The London Review of Books. Recent books include What Comes After Farce? Art and Criticism at a Time of Debacle (2020); Conversations about Sculpture, with Richard Serra (2018); Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency (2015); and The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha (2012).
David Joselit is Professor and Chair in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies at Harvard University. His most recent book, Heritage and Debt: Art in Globalization (MIT Press), received the 2021 Robert Motherwell Book Award.