Lecture: “Is There Art in a Broomstick?” MoMA’s Mid-century Crusade for Good Design

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Thu-May-9-2019 at 6:30 pm

Carnegie Museum of Art

Come hear Juliet Kinchin discuss art and design at Carnegie Museum of Art.

More about Juliet Kinchin

Juliet Kinchin joined the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in 2008 as a curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, focusing on the history of modern design. She holds MA degrees from Cambridge University and the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London; she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where she has been a Senior Research Fellow since 2008. Previously, she worked as a curator in Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries and London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. She has also held faculty positions at the Glasgow School of Art, the Bard Graduate Center in New York, and the University of Glasgow, where she was the Founding Director of the graduate program in Decorative Arts and Design History.

Kinchin has published extensively on 19th- and 20th-century design. At MoMA, she has curated a series of exhibitions in this field, including The Value of Good Design, currently on view.

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