Abigail Susik

Abigail Susik is an associate professor of art history at Willamette University specializing in the study of the twentieth-century European avant garde and contemporary art criticism. Originally from Tampa, Florida, Susik received her academic training in New York City. She has published in the Journal of Film and Video and Public: Art, Culture, Ideas (Summer 2012). She is the coeditor of Alan Glass: Surrealism's Secret (2020), Radical Dreams: Surrealism, Counterculture, Resistance (2020), and Surrealism and Film after 1945 (2020).

Author's Entries

  • Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

    In 1933, at the height of the Great Depression, Mark Rothko and his wife Edith Sachar hitchhiked across the United States from New York City so that he could introduce her to his family in Portland. During their stay, the couple camped in a tent in Washington Park, and …

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