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Kirsten Swenson

Kirsten Swenson is an Assistant Professor in the Art & Design Department at UMass Lowell
Kirsten SwensonAssociate Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentArt & Design Department
  • Phone(978) 934-4000
  • OfficeCoburn Hall - 201


  • Ph D, (2006), Stony Brook University - (SUNY)


My research and teaching focus on modern and contemporary art, particularly issues of identity, space, and place.


Kirsten Swenson, Irrational Judgments: Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York (Yale University Press, 2015).

Emily Eliza Scott and Kirsten Swenson, eds. Critical Landscapes: Art, Space, Politics (California, 2015).