Isabel Wünsche is Professor of Art and Art History at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany. She studied Art History and Classical and Christian Archaeology in Berlin, Moscow, Heidelberg, and Los Angeles and received her PhD from Heidelberg University in 1997. Her research interests are European modernism, the avant-garde movements, abstract art, and émigré networks. She received numerous grants and research fellowships; her book publications include Galka E. Scheyer & The Blue Four: Correspondence, 1924–1945 (Benteli, 2006), Biocentrism and Modernism (with Oliver A.I. Botar, Ashgate, 2011), Kunst & Leben. Michail Matjuschin und die Russische Avantgarde in St. Petersburg (Böhlau, 2012), Meanings of Abstract Art: Between Nature and Theory (with Paul Crowther, Routledge, 2012), and The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature’s Creative Principles (Ashgate, 2015).