Gloria Sutton is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History and New Media at Northeastern University in Boston. Her scholarship analyzes the ways durational media have shaped the reception of visual art since the 1960s. She received her doctorate from the University of California Los Angeles and has been a fellow at the Getty Research Institute. She serves on the Executive Committee of Northeastern University’s Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and is a research affiliate in the Art Culture Technology Program at MIT.
Sutton is the author of The Experience Machine: Stan VanDerBeek’s Movie Drome and Expanded Cinema published by MIT Press and edited the first volume on the photographic and sculptural work of Sara VanDerBeek (Hatje Cantz, 2016). She has contributed to numerous international exhibition catalogs and artist monographs including recent essays on Bruce Nauman’s Spatio-Temporal Installation (Bruce Nauman: A Contemporary, Schaulager, 2018); the problematics of Post Internet Art (Art in the Age of the Internet, Yale University Press, 2018); the digital conditions of Yayoi Kusama’s Mirror Infinity Rooms (Prestel, 2017); and the organizing principles of Rosa Barba’s film installations (MIT List Center for Visual Arts, 2016). She lectures widely on contemporary art including recent engagements at the Walker Art Center, Wexner Center for the Arts, Temple University, the Hammer Museum, University of Houston, York University in Toronto and Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris.Back to Leadership