Robert R. Shane received his Ph.D. in Art History and Criticism from Stony Brook University where he studied with distinguished scholars in the fields of art history and philosophy, including Dr. Donald Kuspit and Dr. Jacques Derrida. Dr. Shane is the author of several articles and essays on contemporary art and theory. He is currently Associate Professor of Art History at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York; former Managing Editor of the journal Art Criticism published by Stony Brook University; and a regular contributor of texts on art and dance for books published by Phaidon Press, London. His doctoral dissertation was an investigation of the work of video and performance artist Paul McCarthy, and his current book project is a study of contemporary art and philosophy of time.
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