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Susan Aberth

Associate Professor of Art History

Susan Aberth
Phone: 845-758-6822 x7126
E-mail: aberth@bard.edu
Office: Fisher Annex 113

Associate Professor of Latin American Art History with a particular focus on Surrealism.  Additional specialties are in African and Islamic Art.  The English edition of her book Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art was published by Lund Humphries of London in 2004 and the Spanish edition by Turner, Madrid the same year.  Currently she is working on the lesbian imagery of the Czech Surrealist Toyen, for which she received a Bard Research Grant during 2007-2009.  She has served as Treasurer for the Queer Caucus for Art of the College Art Association for 8 years. Her other scholarly interests are the art and iconography of Freemasonry, Spiritualism, and the Occult.