Richard Benson

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Richard M. A. Benson (November 8, 1943, Newport, Rhode Island) is an American printer, teacher, and photographer.

He taught at Yale University until 2011 and was dean of the Yale School of Art from 1996 to 2006.[1]



  • Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company, White Oak Press, 1985 (Benson made multiple halftone films from each photograph, exposed those films to plates, and printed the plates on a single-color sheet-fed offset printing press.)
  • Lay This Laurel, Eakins Press, 1973, co-authored with Lincoln Kirstein
  • A Maritime Album, The Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia, 1997 co-authored with John Szarkowski.
  • A Yale Album, Yale University Press, 2001
  • The Printed Picture, Museum of Modern Art, 2008


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