Tom McDonough

Tom McDonough

Visiting Associate Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2014

Tom McDonough bookcoverTom McDonough is a writer and critic based in upstate New York and Toronto whose work addresses the intersections of art and political struggle in the postwar era, with a special emphasis on France. He is widely known for his books on the Situationist International, which include “The Beautiful Language of My Century”: Reinventing the Language of Contestation in Postwar France, 1945-1968 (2007); Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Texts and Documents (2002); and The Situationists and the City (2009). McDonough's essays on contemporary art and photography have appeared in journals such as Afterall, Artforum, and OSMOS, where he is a contributing editor. He is Associate Professor of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York, teaching the history of the European avant-gardes and modern art and architecture.

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