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Wood, Paul; Wainwright, Leon and Harrison, Charles eds. (2020). Art in Theory: The West in the World - An Anthology of Changing Ideas. Wiley-Blackwell.

Asquith, Wendy and Wainwright, Leon (2020). A moment to celebrate? Art of the Caribbean at the Venice Biennale. Journal of Curatorial Studies, 19(1) (In Press).


Wainwright, Leon (2019). [Book Review] Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence and the Location of the Caribbean Figure, by Roshini Kempadoo. The New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, 93(3-4) pp. 345–346. file

Wainwright, Leon (2019). Frank Bowling at Tate Britain: Provincialism, Transnationalism, and the Atlantic Divide. ASAP Journal Open-access platform of the Association for the Study of the Art of the Present (United States)

Wainwright, Leon (2019). Mona Hatoum’s Roadworks and Measures of Distance’. In: Aitken, Nick and Robles, Elizabeth eds. The Place is Here: Black Art in 1980s Britain. The Van Abbemuseum and Nottingham Contemporary: Sternberg Press, pp. 307–320.


Wainwright, Leon (2018). Materialities and Mobilities: A Note on the Political Geography of Contemporary Caribbean Art. In: Ueckmann, Natascha; Brüske, Anne and Bandau, Anja eds. Reshaping (g)local dynamics of the Caribbean: Relaciones y Deconexiones – Relations et Déconnexions – Relations and Disconnections. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Universitätsverlag HeiUp, pp. 143–157. file

Wainwright, Leon (2018). Sonia Khurana: The Contemporary Art of Relationality. Wasafiri, 33(3) pp. 30–38. file

Wainwright, Leon (2018). Visualising Figures of Caribbean Slavery through Modernism. In: Meecham, Pam ed. A Companion to Modern Art. Blackwell Companions to Art History. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 411–424. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Wainwright, Leon (2018). Entwining Caribbean, British and American Art Histories: Trouble at the Turn to the "Transnational" and "Provincial". Post: Notes on Contemporary Art around the Globe. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York.


Wainwright, Leon ed. (2017). Disturbing pasts: memories, controversies and creativity. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Wainwright, Leon and Zijlmans, Kitty eds. (2017). Sustainable art communities: Contemporary creativity and policy in the transnational Caribbean. Manchester University Press. file

Wainwright, Leon (2017). Bodily relations and reciprocity in the art of Sonia Khurana. Cultural Dynamics, 29(4) pp. 255–274. file

Wainwright, Leon (2017). Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art. Value: Art: Politics, 13. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.


Wainwright, Leon and Zijlmans, Kitty (2016). Open Arts Journal Issue 5: Sustainable Art Communities: Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean. The Open University.

Wainwright, Leon (2016). Art and Caribbean Slavery: Modern Visions of the 1763 Guyana Rebellion. In: Bernier, Celeste-Marie and Durkin, Hannah eds. Visualising Slavery: Art Across the African Diaspora. Liverpool Studies in International Slavery (9). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, pp. 168–183.


Wainwright, Leon (2015). Timed Out: Pathways and Pitfalls for Art History and Caribbean Studies. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, 19(2) pp. 185–196.

Wainwright, Leon and Fuglerud, Øivind eds. (2015). Objects and Imagination: Perspectives on Materialization and Meaning. Material Mediations: People and Things in a World of Movement, 3. Oxford: Berghahn Books.


Wainwright, Leon (2014). Globalization. In: Kelly, Michael ed. Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Wainwright, Leon (2014). Disturbing pasts: memories, controversies and creativity. Open Arts Journal(3) file

Blacker, Uilleam; Edwards, Elizabeth and Wainwright, Leon eds. (2014). Disturbing Pasts: Memories, Controversies and Creativity. Open Arts Journal (3). The Open University. file

Kennedy, Beccy; Mitha, Alnoor and Wainwright, Leon eds. (2014). Triennial City: Localising Asian Art. Manchester: Cornerhouse. file

Wainwright, Leon (2014). Globalization. In: Kelly, Michael ed. The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, Second Edition, Volume 3. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 199–203.


Wainwright, Leon (2013). Americocentrism and art of the Caribbean: contours of a time-space logic. Journal of American Studies, 47(2) pp. 417–438. file

Wainwright, Leon (2013). Transatlantic movement and the taste for ethnicity: art and ‘exchange’ between Suriname and the Netherlands. Etnofoor, 24(2) pp. 13–40. restricted access item, not available for direct download


Wainwright, Leon (2012). The emotions and ethnicity in the Indo-Caribbean. In: Svašek, Maruška ed. Moving Subjects, Moving Objects: Transnationalism, Cultural Production and Emotions. Berghahn, pp. 222–244.

Wainwright, Leon (2012). ‘Beyond globalisation in contemporary art history: learning from the transnational Caribbean’. In: ter Horst, Mariska ed. Changing Perspectives: Dealing with Globalisation in the Presentation and Collection of Contemporary Art. Amsterdam: The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, pp. 204–212.

Wainwright, Leon (2012). Global change and contemporary art of the Caribbean: notes on the futurology of a sustainable art community. In: Hoffmann, Nancy ed. Who More Sci-Fi Than Us? Contemporary Art from the Caribbean. Amsterdam: The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), pp. 80–84.

Wainwright, Leon (2012). Varieties of Belatedness and Provincialism: Decolonisation and British Pop. Art History, 35(2) pp. 442–461.

Wainwright, Leon (2012). Arrested transmission: from periphery to center. Art Papers Magazine, 36(6) pp. 44–49. file


Wainwright, Leon (2011). Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean. Rethinking Art's Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Wainwright, Leon (2011). Alien nation: contemporary art and black Britain. In: Brunt, Rosalind and Cere, Rinella eds. Postcolonial Media Culture in Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 27–40. file


Wainwright, Leon (2010). The Black Atlantic, Suriname and the Netherlands: challenges for curating and historicising art of the Caribbeah. In: Dölle, Mariette and Jonas, Malka eds. Conversations on Paramaribo Perspectives. Rotterdam: TENT.

Wainwright, Leon (2010). Art (school) education and art history. In: Appignanesi, Richard ed. Beyond Cultural Diversity: the Case for Creativity. London: Third Text Publications, pp. 93–103. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Wainwright, Leon (2010). Aubrey Williams: Atlantic fire. In: King, Reyahn ed. Aubrey Williams. Liverpool and London: National Museums Liverpool and October Gallery, pp. 46–55. file

Wainwright, Leon (2010). Speaking to contemporary art history: Denis Williams and Guyana. In: Williams, Charlotte and Williams, Evelyn A. eds. Denis Williams: a Life in Works. New and Collected Essays. Cross/Cultures: Readings in the Post/Colonial Literautres in English (120). Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, pp. 65–75.


Wainwright, Leon (2009). Labelling and assembling: histories and challenges for an Asia Triennial. In: Mitha, Alnoor; Khan, Fareda and Rangasamy, Jacques eds. Asia Triennial Manchester 08. Manchester: Shisha.

Wainwright, Leon (2009). On being unique: world art and its British institutions. Visual Culture in Britain, 10(1) pp. 87–101.

Wainwright, Leon (2009). New provincialisms: curating art of the African diaspora. Radical History Review(103) pp. 203–213.

Wainwright, Leon (2009). Aubrey Williams: a painter in the aftermath of painting. Wasafiri, 24(3) pp. 65–79.

Wainwright, Leon (2009). Mutual ground: post-empire canons of art in Britain and the Caribbean. In: Rahim, Jennifer and Lalla, Barbara eds. Beyond Borders: Cross-Culturalism and the Caribbean Canon. Mona, Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, pp. 116–148.

Wainwright, Leon (2009). At Northern Intersections forever: art and the time trap. In: Ajji, Tejpal S. and Soske, John eds. South-South: Interruptions & Encounters. Toronto: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery and South Asian Visual Arts Centre, University of Toronto, pp. 73–76.


Wainwright, Leon (2008). Frank Bowling and the appetite for British pop. Third Text, 22(2) pp. 195–208.

Wainwright, Leon (2008). Solving Caribbean mysteries: art, embodiment and an eye for the Tropics. Small Axe(25) pp. 133–144.


Wainwright, Leon (2007). ‘Indian Art’ in Trinidad? Ethnicity at its Limits. Journal of Creative Communications, 2(1&2) pp. 163–188.

Wainwright, Leon (2007). British responses to Caribbean art. In: Dabydeen, David; Gilmore, John and Jones, Cecily eds. The Oxford Companion to Black British History. Oxford Companions. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Wainwright, Leon (2007). Aubrey Williams. In: Dabydeen, David; Gilmore, John and Jones, Cecily eds. The Oxford Companion to Black British History. Oxford Companions. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.


Wainwright, Leon (2006). Canon Questions: Art in 'Black Britain'. In: Low, Gail and Wynne-Davies, Marion eds. A Black British Canon? Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 143–167.


Wainwright, Leon (2005). Part Four. Recommended Readings: Introduction. In: Bailey, David A.; Baucom, Ian and Boyce, Sonia eds. Shades of Black: Assembling Black Arts in 1980s Britain. Duke University Press, pp. 307–318.


Wainwright, Leon (2002). Art Forms. In: Donnell, Alison ed. Companion to Contemporary Black British Culture. Routledge, pp. 20–22.

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