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Curators and Lecturers, Fall 2012

Exhibitions | Lunchtime Talks | Special Lectures | Weedon Lectures


Ancient Masters in Modern Styles
Chinese Ink Paintings from the 16th - 21st Centuries

Guest Curator

Kathleen M. Ryor

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Making Science Visible

Guest Curators

Hannah Rogers
Lecturer, Science & Technology Studies

Worthy Martin
Associate Professor, Computer Science

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Special Lectures


Deborah Rosenthal

Deborah Rosenthal is a painter represented by the Bowery Gallery in New York, where her work has also been shown in venues including the Lori Bookstein Gallery, Francis Naumann Fine Art, and Schroeder Romero & Shredder. She received an NEA Critic's Grant for her writing on art, which has been published in Art in America, The New Criterion, and Modern Painters, among other publications. She is a professor in the Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University. As consulting editor for Arcade Publishing, she is editing a new series of books, Artists and Art. A frequent curator of exhibitions, she recently organized Jean Hélion: Five Decades in New York.

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Tina Oldknow
Curator of Modern Glass, Corning Museum of Glass

Tina Oldknow has been the curator of modern glass at the Corning Museum of Glass since 2000. During her time at the Museum, she has reinstalled the Modern Glass and Contemporary Glass Galleries, and has curated 16 exhibitions. Prior to her tenure at the Corning Museum, Oldknow held curatorial and advisory positions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, and the Seattle Art Museum. She holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.A. in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. A trustee of the American Craft Council from 2003 to 2009, she presently serves on the advisory board of North Lands Creative Glass, Caithness, Scotland and is a member of the International Council of Pilchuck Glass School.

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Gary W. Gallagher
John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War,
University of Virginia

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Ellen Bayard Weedon Lectures in the Arts of Asia


David Ake Sensabaugh
Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator of Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery

David Ake Sensabaugh is the Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator of Asian Art and head of the Department of Asian Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. He earned his master's and doctoral degrees in Chinese and Japanese art and archaeology from Princeton University, and his bachelor's degree in history from Stanford University. His research interests are in Chinese painting of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; Chinese pictorial art of the Han and Southern and Northern Dynasties period; and Chinese gardens. His most recent publications include: Fashioning Identities in Yuan-Dynasty Painting: Images of the Men of Culture (2009), and The Lion Grove in Space and Time (2011).

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Melissa Chiu
Museum Director and Senior Vice President for Global Arts and Cultural Programs, Asia Society

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