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Art History Program

School of Art and Design

College of Arts and Sciences

Georgia State University

Art History  



Susan Richmond received a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002, an M.A. in art history from UT-Austin in 1995 and a B.A. in Studio Art and Art History from Wellesley College in 1992. Richmond joined the GSU faculty as a visiting lecturer in summer 2003, and was appointed assistant professor in fall 2006. She teaches classes on contemporary art and theory, with a specific emphasis on feminist art in the U.S. Recent seminar topics include: "Feminist Art Since 1970," "Gender Issues in Contemporary Art" and "Space, Place and Identity in Contemporary Global Art." Richmondís research projects focus on the work of Lynda Benglis. She has published in n.paradoxa: feminist art journal, Camera Obscura and Art Book. In 2006 she contributed an essay on contemporary women artists to Potentially Harmful: The Art of American Censorship. Richmond is also an art critic for Atlanta-based Art Papers.


Lynda Benglis, 'Excess', 1971.