Natalie Adamson is Lecturer in the School of Art History at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She is a scholar of art, photography and cultural politics, especially in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century France. Her most recent publication is Painting, Politics, and the Struggle for the École de Paris, 1944–1964 (Ashgate Publishing, 2009).Toby Norris is Assistant Professor of Art History at Assumption College, Worcester, MA. He works on the relationship between state patronage and the art market in France, focusing on the interwar period. Recent papers include “The Querelle du Réalisme and the Politicization of French Artists during the Great Depression,” in PART: Journal of Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, March 2007, and “Underwriting Independence: The Art Market in France in the 1920s,” presented at the Association of Art Historians Conference, 2009.