with contributions by:

• Fiona Anderson
• Claire Bishop
• Meredith A. Brown
• Andrianna Campbell
• Sara Catenacci
• Marci Muhlestein Clark
• David Kennedy Cutler
• Michelle Millar Fisher
• Oriana Fox
• Jacopo Galimberti
• Andrea Geyer

• Sofia Gotti
• Sharon Hayes
• Marko Ilic
• Frances Jacobus-Parker
• Liz Magic Laser
• Simone Leigh
• Richard Meyer
• Alexander Nemerov
• Sara Greenberger Rafferty
• Ileana L. Selejan
• Amy Tobin

Collaboration has been a component of art making for centuries—from ancient Greek potters and painters to nineteenth-century photographers Hill and Adamson to the contemporary Raqs Media Collective—yet it remains a complex topic for art historians of all periods. Taking its cue from Sigmund Freud’s 1929 publication, Civilization and its Discontents, in which the psychoanalyst wrestled with tensions between the individual and society, Collaboration and its (Dis)Contents: Art, Architecture, and Photography since 1950 asks what it means to produce work together as individuals and why this might matter for the creation of art and scholarship in the twenty-first century.