Griselda Pollock

Griselda Pollock © Courtesy of University of Leeds

Griselda Pollock (b. 1949) is a South African-British art historian, cultural scientist, and lecturer. She studied Modern History at University of Oxford and Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. In 1973, she co-founded the Feminist Art History Collective with Rozsika Parker. In 1980, she received her doctorate for her dissertation on the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Pollock has taught at colleges and universities in Manchester, New Delhi, and Leeds. Since 2001, she is Director of Center for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History at the University of Leeds. Pollock’s research revolves around art of the 19th to the 21st century, feminism, queer cinema and culture, trauma and aesthetics.


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