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David Revere McFadden

David Revere McFadden, museum curator. Decorated knight 1st class Order of the Lion (Finland), 1984; knight commander Order of Northern Star (Sweden); chevallier des l'Ordre des Arts et des Letrres (France); recipient Awards of Merit Smithsonian Institution, 1981, 88, 89, Presidential Design award, 1994, 95, 98; fellow Kress Foundation, 1973-1974. Member Worshipful Company Goldsmith London.

Background

  • McFadden, David Revere was born on August 28, 1947.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1972. Master of Arts, 1978.

    Career

    • Associate curator Minneapolis Institute Arts, 1976-1978. Curator, 1978; assistant dir collections and research, curator decorative arts Cooper-Hewitt National Museum Design, New York City, 1978-1995. Executive director Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, New Mexico, 1995-1997.

      Chief curator, vice president American Craft Museum, New York City, since 1997. Adjunct professor art Cooper-Hewitt-Parsons M. program, New York City, 1983-1995. Governor Decorative Arts Trust.

      President applied arts committee International Council Museum, 1993-1995, 98-2001. Member exhibition committee American Federation Arts. Author: Scandinavian Modern Design (Wittenborn award 1984), 1983, L'Art de Vivre: Decorative Arts and Design in France 1789-1989, 1989.

    Membership

    Member Worshipful Company Goldsmith London.
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    Born August 28, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Minnesota
    • 1976 - 1978
      Associate, curator Minneapolis Institute Arts
    • 1978
      curator
    • 1978 - 1995
      assistant, dir collections and research
    • 1995 - 1997
      executive, director Millicent Rogers Museum
      Taos, New Mexico, United States