Michael White

Professor of History of Art

Areas of specialist interest:

  • Modern art
  • Architecture and design, primarily the European avant-gardes of the early twentieth century, such as the Bauhaus, Dada, Constructivism, abstract art.


I have been researching and teaching the history of modern art for more than twenty-five years, during which time I have published a number of books on topics such as De Stijl and Dada, as well as a great many articles and book chapters. I have been involved in curating exhibitions at Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool, and also acted in an advisory capacity for the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.


  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Translating (particulary from Dutch)
  • Curating

Based in York.