Matthew Biro is Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, where he also served as department chair between 2010 and 2016. He is the author of Anselm Kiefer and the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger (1998), The Dada Cyborg: Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin (2009), Anselm Kiefer (2013), and Robert Heinecken and the Art of Appropriation (2022). His reviews of contemporary art, film, and photography have appeared in Artforum, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, Contemporary, Art Papers, and The New Art Examiner.
Header: Beverly Fishman, Artificial Paradise, 2013, hand-blown glass, dimensions variable, detail. Photograph by Matthew Biro.