MARK BRAUDE is the author of Kiki Man Ray, The Invisible Emperor, and Making Monte Carlo. His books have been translated into Czech, Dutch, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, and Spanish. Kiki Man Ray was named to Best of 2022 lists by The New York Times, The New Yorker, ArtNet, and Harper’s Bazaar.

Mark has been a visiting fellow at the American Library in Paris and a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, as well as a lecturer in Stanford’s departments of Art History, French, and History. He has been named an NEH Public Scholar and received grants from the Robert B. Silvers Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the de Groot Foundation, among others.He has been invited to speak at venues ranging from Christie’s New York, to the US Department of State, to the Volkswagen Innovation Lab.

Mark holds a BA from UBC, an MA from NYU’s Institute of French Studies, and a PhD in History and Visual Studies from USC. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and their two daughters.

Hear Mark being interviewed by The New York Times Book Review here.