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Leon Wainwright

Dr Leon Wainwright authoured a number of texts on Aubrey Williams, including an entry on the artist in The Oxford Companion to Black British Culture, edited by David Dabydeen, John Gilmore and Cecily Jones, Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. 527-528. See also Aubrey Williams: A Painter in the Aftermath of Painting, Wasafiri, issue no. 59, Autumn 2009, pp. 65 – 79, and Aubrey Williams: Atlantic Fire, in the catalogue Aubrey Williams, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 15 January - 11 April 2010, pp. 46 - 55

Wainwright was on the Approaches to Diasporic Aesthetics and the Role of Criticism panel at the Shades of Black conference, 20 April 2001, Duke University, 19 - 22 April 2001. For the accompanying book, he wrote the Introduction to the Recommended Reading section in Part Four of the book.

Wainwright contributed to the publication Beyond Cultural Diversity: The Case for Creativity, A Third Text Report, Compiled and Edited by Richard Appignanesi. The Contributors section of the book offered the following biography on Wainwright: “Leon Wainwright is Reader in History of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is a member of the editorial board of Third Text, and has held visiting fellowships at the University of California, Berkeley and the Yale Center for British Art. With Charles Harrison and Paul Wood he is co-editor of the forthcoming volume Art in Theory: The West and the World 1400 - 2000 (Wiley Blackwell), and author of Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean (Manchester University Press, 2011).

On August 25, 2016, Claudia Hucke published a review of Wainwright’s book, Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean, Rethinking Art’s Histories. ManchesterManchester University Press, 2011. 208 pp.; 20 b/w ills. Paper $30.95 (9780719085949) www.caareviews.org/reviews/2605#.V7-YPZMrI1h


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