Gwen Allen

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Director, School of Art
(415) 338-2176
Building: Fine Arts
Room Number: 293
By appointment only.


Gwen Allen specializes in contemporary art, criticism and visual culture. She has written about art and design for publications including Artforum, Bookforum, Art Journal and East of Borneo. She is the author of Artists' Magazines: An Alternative Space for Art (MIT Press, 2011).