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Betti-Sue Hertz

Betti-Sue Hertz, American curator, art gallery director. Recipient Special Jury award, San Antonio Cinefestival, 1992, Director's award, Warren Tanner Memorial Fund, New York City, 1995; Study Tour grantee, British Council, Northern Ireland, 1996. Member National Association Artists' Organizations (co-vice president, board directors 1994-1997), Municipal Arts Society (historical and cultural landmarks committee 1992-1997), Art Table.

Background

  • Hertz, Betti-Sue was born on December 17, 1952 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Goddard College, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, City University of New York, New York City, 1982. Postgraduate, City University of New York, New York City, 1997.

    Career

    • Museum interpreter South Street Seaport Museum, New York City, 1978-1979. Executive director Bronx River Art Center, 1982-1987. Director Longwood Arts Project Bronx Council Arts, 1987—1998.

      Curator contemporary art San Diego Museum Art, 2000—2008. Director visual arts Yerba Buena Center Arts, San Francisco, since 2008.

    Works

    • Eleanor Antin: Historical Takes
    • A pioneering conceptual and multidisciplinary artist, Antin has lately turned her attention to creating enormous photo-realist settings based on Greek and Roman history and mythology.
    • Past In Reverse
    • Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia features 22 artists and artist groups from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea.
    • Editor (visual arts catalogue) Longwood Arts Journal, 1992-1996. Curator Las Casitas: An Urban Cultural Alternative, Smithsonian Institution, 1991, Beyond the Borders: Art by Recent Immigrants, Bronx Museum Arts, 1994, Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s, 1999, Axis Mexico: Common Objects and Recent Contemporary Art, San Diego Museum Art, 2002, Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia, 2004, Transmission: The Art of Matta and Gordon Matta-Clark, 2006, Animated Painting, 2007, Eleanor Antin: Historical Takes, 2008.

    Membership

    Member National Association Artists' Organizations (co-vice president, board directors 1994-1997), Municipal Arts Society (historical and cultural landmarks committee 1992-1997), Art Table.
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    Born December 17, 1952
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Goddard College
    • 1982
      City University of New York
    • 1997
      City University of New York
    • 2008
      curator contemporary art San Diego Museum Art
    • 1978 - 1979
      Museum interpreter South Street Seaport Museum
    • 1982 - 1987
      executive, director Bronx River Art Center
    • 1987 - 1998
      director, Longwood Arts Project Bronx Council Arts
    • 2008
      director, visual arts Yerba Buena Center Arts
      San Francisco, California, United States