John C. Welchman
John C. Welchman is professor of Modern art history in the visual arts department at the University of California, San Diego, and a contemporary critic with work in visual-cultural studies. His most recent publications are Art after Appropriation: Essays on Art in the 1990s, one of the first critical studies of the art of the 1990s, and, as editor, the collected writings of Mike Kelley (vol. I, Foul Perfection, 2003; vol. II, Minor Histories, 2004; vol. III, Sonic Cultures, 2005).