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Matthew Poole

Matthew Poole
Department Chair


Department Chair
Art & Design
Office Phone(909) 537-5808
Office LocationVA-105B


1996-97 MA Fine Art, University of Northumbria, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. 1993-96 BFA (Hons.) Fine Art, Ruskin School of Fine Art, University of Oxford, UK.


Curator of Contemporary Art & Curatorial Theorist.

Research and Teaching Interests

Modern and contemporary art history and theory. Curatorial history and theory. Museology. Political and socioeconomic ramifications and influences of the production and reception of art. European and US modern art 1900 to the present. Post-Fordist labour models, Post-Taylorist management structures, and neo-liberal economico-politics and their relationship to subjectivity modulation and art production. Post-Marxian political theory as pertaining to art. Materialist philosophies pertaining to art. Speculative, neo-rationalist and realist epistemologies as pertaining to art.