Andrew Hemingway is Professor Emeritus in History of Art at University College London. Amongst his books are American Artists and the Communist Movement, 1926-1956 (2002) and The Mysticism of Money: Precisionst Painting and Machine Age America (2013). He edited the anthology Marxism and the History of Art: From William Morris to the New Left (2006). In 2002 he initiated and co-founded the seminar "Marxism in Culture" at the University of London's Institute of Historical research; it still meets regularly.