About the Author

Sabine Eckmann is director of and chief curator at the Mildred Lane Kemper Museum at Washington University in St. Louis, where she also teaches in the Department of Art History and Archaeology. She is the author or editor of several books, including The Art of Two Germanys / Cold War Cultures, Thaddeus Strode: Absolute and Nothings, and Reality Bites: Making Avant-garde Art in Post-Wall Germany.