Bridget Gilman's Profile

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Bridget Gilman received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Before coming to SDSU, she taught at the University of California, Davis and Santa Clara University. Her research interests include the visual history of American cities and suburbs, the development of photographic media, questions of ethics in image production and reception, and representations of California. She has published articles on California artists Bill Owens and Robert Bechtle, and is presently completing a manuscript on Photorealist painting in the San Francisco Bay Area. She teaches classes in Modern and Contemporary Art, the History of Photography, American Art, Urban Studies, and Museum Studies. She recently co-organized a symposium and exhibition, “Zones of Representation: Photographing Contested Landscapes,” at SF Camerawork in San Francisco.


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