Susan Tallman is a writer, critic and art historian living in Massachusetts and Berlin. She has written extensively on contemporary art, the history of prints, and other aspects of art and culture. A regular contributor to New York Review of Books among other publications, she has authored and co-authored many books, most recently No Plan At All: How the Danish Printshop of Niels Borch Jensen Redefined Artists Prints for the Contemporary World. In 2011 she co-founded the journal Art in Print, and served as its Editor-in-Chief until its closure in 2019.
Educated at Wesleyan and Columbia Universities, she is Adjust Associate Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (And, yes, she was a founding Susan in the eponymous New York guitar band, Band of Susans.)