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Susan Bee is a painter, editor, and book artist living in New York City. Bee has had four solo shows at A.I.R. Gallery in New York, as well as solo shows at Kenyon College, Columbia University, and other venues. Her work has been included in numerous group shows and has been widely reviewed. Her books and paintings are in many private and public collections. Bee was the co-editor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: A Journal of Contemporary Art Issues from 1986-1996 and is the co-editor of M/E/A/N/I/N/G: An Anthology of Artists Writings, Theory, and Criticism, published by Duke University Press in 2000. She co-edits M/E/A/N/I/N/G Online.
Granary Books has published six of Bee's artist's books, including The Burning Babe & Other Poems with Jerome Rothenberg (2005), A Girl's Life with Johanna Drucker (2002), Bed Hangings with Susan Howe (2001), and Talespin (1995). She has collaborated with Charles Bernstein on five books: Log Rhythms (1998) and Little Orphan Anagram (1997) with Granary, The Occurrence of Tune (1981), Fool's Gold (1991), and The Nude Formalism (1989). She teaches in the School of Visual Arts MFA in Art Criticism program.