About the Author
Laura Hoptman is Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, where her exhibitions have included 'Unmonumental' (2007), accompanied by a book published by Phaidon, which she co-curated with Richard Flood and Massimiliano Gioni, and 'Tomma Abts' (2008), the artist's first major exhibition in the United States. In addition to writing for a range of contemporary art magazines, she contributed to Yayoi Kusama
(2000), also published by Phaidon.
Bruce Hainley is Contributing Editor at Artforum
magazine and author of the books Foul Mouth
(2006) and Art: A Sex Book
(2003, with John Waters).
Jan Verwoert is Contributing Editor at Frieze
magazine. He writes regularly for a range of art publications, and is the author of Bas Jan Ader: In Search of the Miraculous
(2006). He teaches art and art theory at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, and the Royal College of Art, London.