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Linda L. Ayres

Linda L. Ayres, American art historian, curator. Recipient New England Book award, 1976.

Background

  • Ayres, Linda L. was born on May 25, 1947 in Berlin. Daughter of John Pershing and Hilda Margaret (Smallwood) Ayres.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Washington College, 1969. Master of Arts, Tufts University, 1973.

    Career

    • Bicentennial coordinator Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974—1975, assistant to director, 1975—1976. Research assistant National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1977—1978, assistant curator American art, 1978—1984. Acting curator American art National Gallery, 1983.

      Curator painting and sculpture Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1989—1990, deputy director, 1990.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Connections

    • Married David Emmert Brewster, April 21, 1977.
    • father: John Pershing Ayres
    • mother: Hilda Margaret (Smallwood) Ayres
    • spouse: David Emmert Brewster
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    Born March 25, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Washington College
    • 1973
      Tufts University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Bicentennial coordinator, Fogg Art Museum
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      research assistant, National Portrait Gallery
      Washington, United States
    • 1983
      acting curator American art National Gallery
    • 1989 - 1990
      curator painting and sculpture Amon Carter Museum
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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