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Barbara Haskell

Barbara Haskell, American curator. Recipient award for scholarly excellence in field of America art history Archives of America Art, 2003; named Woman of Year, Mademoiselle magazine, 1973.

Background

  • Haskell, Barbara was born on November 13, 1946 in San Diego, California, United States. Daughter of John N. and Barbara (Freeman) Haskell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant registrar Pasadena (California) Art Museum, 1969, curatorial assistant, 1970, assistant curator, 1970, associate curator, 1970-1972, curator painting and sculpture, 1972-1974, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, since 1975.

    Works

    • Joseph Stella Flora: A Survey
    • This catalogue of a 1998 exhibition at Eaton Fine Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, contains an in-depth essay by art historian Rose accompanying 40-plus color plates of modernist painter Stella's works.
    • Joseph Stella
    • Joseph Stella (1877-1946) is best known for his Futurist-inspired paintings of New York, especially those of the Brooklyn Bridge, which remain symbols of the machine age in America.
    • Agnes Martin
    • Published to accompany a 1992-93 exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, this book deals with the full scope of Agnes Martin's art.
    • Agnes Martin
    • Published to accompany a 1992-93 exhibition held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, this book deals with the full scope of Agnes Martin's art.

    Connections

    • Married Leon Botstein. Children: Clara Haskell Botstein, Maxim Haskell Botstein.
    • father: John N. Haskell
    • mother: Barbara (Freeman) Haskell
    • spouse: Leon Botstein
    • children: Clara Haskell Botstein Haskell
    • Maxim Haskell Botstein Haskell
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    Born November 13, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1972 - 1974
      Assistant, registrar Pasadena (California) Art Museum
    • 1975
      Assistant, registrar Pasadena (California) Art Museum