Leon Wainwright is Professor and Head of Art History at The Open University. His research on art in Britain has explored the transnational scope of art’s histories, in a range of studies on modern and contemporary art that draw attention to Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Publications include the single-authored titles Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean (2011) and Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art (2017), and the co-edited volume (together with Paul Wood and Charles Harrison) Art in Theory: The West in the World (2021). His curatorial roles include contributions to the Asia Triennial Manchester (resulting in a co-edited anthology), and the first nationally funded exhibition of a Caribbean painter (Aubrey Williams, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool). He is a recipient of the Philip Leverhulme Prize in the History of Art.