July 14, 1961 |
Durham, North Carolina, United States
|Residence||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
University of Manchester
|Alma mater||UCLA, 1991|
|Notable awards||Guggenheim Fellowship (2000)|
Jones has taught art history at UC Riverside, University of Southern California, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, and was formerly the Pilkington Chair of the art history department at the University of Manchester. She has also worked as a visiting professor at Maine College of Art, Texas Christian University, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Washington University, St. Louis and is currently a professor and the Grierson Chair in Visual Culture in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. With Martha Meskimmon, she co-edits the series "Rethinking Art's Histories" from Manchester University Press.
Amelia Jones curated the 1996 exhibition, "Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History," at the Armand Hammer Museum. In 1991, she curated "The Politics of Difference: Artists Explore Issues of Identity" at the UCR/Chandler Art Museum.
The following is a selection of works written or edited by Amelia Jones:
- Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's 'Dinner Party' in Feminist Art History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.
- Body Art/Performing the Subject. Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 1998.
- Warr, Tracey and Amelia Jones (eds.). The Artist's Body. London: Phaidon, 2000.
- The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader. New York: Routledge, 2003.
- Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2004.
- Self/Image: Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject. New York: Routledge, 2006.
- “The Artist is Present”: Artistic Re-enactments and the Impossibility of Presence. TDR, Vol. 55, No. 1 (Spring 2011), p. 16-45. Posted Online February 16, 2011.
- Heathfield, Adrian and Amelia Jones (eds.). Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
- Seeing Differently: A History and Theory of Identification and the Visual Arts. New York: Routledge, 2012.
- , John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
- "Amelia Jones, Curriculum Vitae". Amelia Jones Faculty Page. Department of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
- "McGill University, Art History and Communication Studies". Faculty Profile. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
- , "Rethinking Art's Histories" at University of Manchester Press
- , Donald Preziosi, "Counterpunch: 'Sexual Politics' an Important Show". Los Angeles Times, May 13, 1996.
- , "Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art" at Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Montreal.
- , TDR at MIT Press Journals
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