Kathryn Brown is a Lecturer in Art History at Loughborough University (United Kingdom). She holds a D.Phil in French from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Art History from the University of London. She is a specialist in 19th and 20th-century French art and literature and contemporary art. Her books include Women Readers in French Painting 1870-1890 (Ashgate, 2012), Matisse's Poets: Critical Performance in the Artist's Book (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017) and (as editor and contributor) The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe (Ashgate, 2013), Interactive Contemporary Art: Participation in Practice (I.B. Tauris, 2014) and Perspectives on Degas (Routledge, 2017).