Law, Humanities and The Arts


Ian McLean

Current Positions:

Professor, Faculty of Creative Arts


Ian McLean is Research Professor of Contemporary Art at the University of Western Australia and the University of Wollongong. He has published extensively on Australian art and particularly Aboriginal art. His books include "How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art," "White Aborigines: Identity Politics in Australian Art" and "The Art of Gordon Bennett" (with a chapter by Gordon Bennett). He is also on the advisory boards of Third Text, the international journal of postcolonial art, World Art and National Identities.