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Malcolm Bull

Professor of Art and the History of Ideas

Malcolm Bull is Professor of Art and the History of Ideas. He has spent his entire career at Oxford, but has also spent periods elsewhere as a Getty Scholar and a Clark Fellow, and as a visiting professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art and at Complutense University of Madrid. In 2015 he will be Visiting Pilkington Professor at Manchester.

His most recent books are Anti-Nietzsche (Verso, 2011); The Mirror of the Gods (OUP/Penguin, 2005), and Seeing Things Hidden (Verso, 2000).  He has research interests in both art history and social and political theory. Ongoing projects include books on the concept of the social, and modernism and capitalism. Malcolm welcomes research students in these areas, and in the wider field of contemporary art and global politics.