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Michael Eugene Hoffman

Michael Eugene Hoffman, editor, publisher, museum curator. Recipient Fifty Best Books of Year award American Institute Graphic Arts (9), Special award for Continued Excellence, Art Libraries Society of America, Periodical Aperture award Type Director's Club, Creative Public citation Carey-Thomas, Citation of Commendation, Art Libraries Society North America.

Background

  • Hoffman, Michael Eugene was born on July 5, 1942 in New York City. Son of Myron Block and Dorothy (Steinfeld) Hoffman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Religion and English with honors, St. Lawrence University, 1964. District Attorney, St. Lawrence University, 2001.

    Career

    • Executive director Aperture Foundation, Incorporated, New York York City, 1965, trustee, 1967. Curator Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum Art, 1968-1999. Executive director Paul Strand Foundation, 1979-1981.

    Works

    Membership

    Trustee, managing director, founder International Photography Coun, London. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1964-1965. Member Society Photograph Education, Pi Delta Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Katharine Perkins Carter, December 23, 1967 (deceased). Children: Matthew, Sarah. Married Melissa Harris, 1998.
    • father: Myron Block Hoffman
    • mother: Dorothy (Steinfeld) Hoffman
    • spouses: Katharine Perkins Carter
    • Melissa Harris
    • children: Matthew Hoffman
    • Sarah Hoffman
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    Born July 5, 1942
    Died December 5, 2001
    (aged 59)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      St. Lawrence University
    • 2001
      St. Lawrence University
    • 1965
      Executive, director Aperture Foundation
    • 1968 - 1999
      curator Alfred Stieglitz Center
    • 1979 - 1981
      executive, director Paul Strand Foundation