Christopher S. Wood is a professor at New York University. He is the author of Forgery, Replica, Fiction: Temporalities of German Renaissance Art and Albrecht Altdorfer and the Origins of Landscape, the coauthor of Anachronic Renaissance, and the editor of The Vienna School Reader: Politics and Art Historical Method in the 1930s.
A tour de force. I can't think of another book that even comes close to this one in the way it encourages art historians to understand their own disciplinary history. Michael Ann Holly, author of The Melancholy Art In this exemplary and engaging book, Christopher Wood offers a bird's-eye perspective on the history of art history that few scholars could match. Whitney Davis, author of Visuality and Virtuality