Todd Cronan is Associate Professor of art history at Emory University. He is the author of Against Affective Formalism: Matisse, Bergson, Modernism (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2014). His currently working on three books: Red Aesthetics considers what a Left artistic practice might look like (and not look like), focused on the interwar work of Rodchenko, Brecht and Sergei Eisenstein. A second book is a luxury edition of Minor White’s photographic daybooks called the Memorable Fancies (Princeton University Press, 2021). A third book on mid-century modern architecture, design, theory and politics in California focuses on the work of R. M. Schindler, Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, Buckminster Fuller, and Reyner Banham.