Dora Apel is a professrr of art history and visual culture and W. Hawkins Ferry Endowed chair in Modern and Contemporary Art History at Wayne State University in Detroit, USA. She is the author of War Culture and the Contest of Images (Rutgers University Press).
"Theoretically sophisticated yet accessible to general readers,
Beautiful Terrible Ruins offers a marvelous model for interpretive
work focused on the intersections of politics and
Beautiful Terrible Ruins
"Apel mounts a scathing critique of the dominant narrative [of Detroit in Beautiful Terrible Ruins]." -International Sociology Reviews