Inside the Museum: Stephanie Barron

Inside the Museum: Stephanie Barron
Thursday, September 22
6:00 p.m.
Included with museum admission
(members free; others $7 and $5)

Malcolm Warner interviews the senior curator and department head of Modern Art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

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Known for curating ground-breaking exhibitions, LACMA curator Stephanie Barron has been with the museum for nearly 40 years. Los Angeles Times reporter Carolina A, Miranda says of Barron; “Over her career, Barron has been part of the team that has helped LACMA grow from regional encyclopedic museum with a focus on American and European art to global institution with budding collections of Korean, Islamic and Latin American art.” Stephanie Barron is responsible for numerous acclaimed exhibitions including; “The Avant-Garde in Russia: 1910-1930,” “German Expressionist Sculpture,” “David Hockney: A Retrospective,” “German Expressionism 1915-1925: The Second Generation,” “Exiles and Émigrés: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler,” and “Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures”. She co-organized LACMA’s millennium project, “Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000.” Barron is the author of Degenerate Art. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Barron has received the Order of Merit First Class and the Commander’s Cross from the German government, the John J. McCloy Fellowship, and an NEA Fellowship for museum professionals.

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