Tamar Garb is Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art at UCL. A specialist in issues of gender and sexuality, race and representation, she has published widely in these fields. Key books include Sisters of the Brush (1994), Bodies of Modernity (1998), The Painted Face (2007), and The Body in Time (2008). Her research has recently expanded to visual practices and contemporary art in Southern Africa and she has curated a number of exhibitions in this field including Land Marks/Home Lands: Contemporary Art from South Africa, Haunch of Venison Gallery, London, 2008, Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography, V & A, London, 2011, Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive, Walther Collection, Ulm and New York, 2013, William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland: Conversations in Letters and Lines, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh 2016 and Made Routes: Berni Searle and Vivienne Koorland, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London, 2019. She is currently working on a new show for the Walther Collection, Side by Side: Santu Mofokeng/David Goldblatt, due to open in Ulm in 2021.