Dr David Anfam is a British art writer, curator, lecturer, and leading authority on American painting. He is the Senior Consulting Curator at the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver and the Director of its Research Center. He is the author of several landmark publications, notably including the catalogue raisonné of Mark Rothko. For nearly two decades, he was Commissioning Editor for Fine Art at Phaidon Press. He served as the Henry Luce Visiting Professor in American Art at Brandeis University and has acted as an external PhD examiner for several universities, including NYU and St Andrews. He delivered lectures at universities and museums globally, including Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, the MoMA, Tate Modern, and the National Portrait Gallery. He recently curated a vast exhibition on Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.