John Roberts
John Roberts

John Roberts is Prof. Art & Aesthetics, at the University of Wolverhampton, and the author of number of books, including The Intangibilities of Form: Skill and Deskilling in Art After the Readymade (2007), The Necessity of Errors (2011), Photography and Its Violations (2014), and Revolutionary Time and the Avant-Garde (2015) . He is also a contributor to many journals and magazines, including, Radical Philosophy, Philosophy of Photography, Historical Materialism, Third Text, New Left Review, Journal of Critical Realism, and Lettre International. He lives in London.


Books by John Roberts

Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Given

Aug 2016

In this unprecedented ‘fictive’ construction of the work of five imaginary artists from the 1980s, John Roberts produces an exhilarating theoretical encounter between futures past and futures present.

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