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Jane Beckett

Dr. Jane Beckett teaches contemporary British art at NYU in London, on other programs at London University; at the University of East Anglia where she was Senior Lecturer in Art History. She completed her PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art on Dutch twentieth-century art and color theory and is completing a book on the cultural history of Amsterdam. She has published extensively on European and British modern and contemporary art, photography and film, most recently Henry Moore (2003) and in Difference and Excess (2004), written the catalogue on Art and Film (2005) for the British Film Institute and acted as a curator for exhibitions in the UK and the USA.