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Weston John Naef

Weston John Naef was museum curator. Kress fellow, 1968. Member of Grolier (New York City).

Background

  • Naef, Weston John was born on January 8, 1942 in Gallup, New Mexico, United States. Son of Weston John and Kathleen Winifred (Skerry) Naef.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Claremont Men's College, 1964. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1966. Postgraduate, Brown University, 1969.

    Career

    • Visiting scholar Boston Public Library, 1968. Director art gallery Wheaton College, Massachusetts, 1969. Staff department prints and photographs Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1970-1984, assistant curator, 1971-1981, curator, 1981-1984.

      Curator photographs Jean Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, 1984—2009. Consultant in field.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of Grolier (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Dawes Meghan, April 4, 1964. Children: Edward Weston, Ella Dawes.
    • father: Weston John Naef
    • mother: Kathleen Winifred (Skerry) Naef
    • spouse: Mary Dawes Meghan
    • children: Edward Weston Naef
    • Ella Dawes Naef
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    Born January 8, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Claremont Men's College
    • 1966
      Ohio State University
    • 1969
      Brown University
    • 1968
      Visiting scholar, Boston Public Library
    • 1969
      director, art gallery Wheaton College
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1970 - 1984
      staff department prints and photographs Metropolitan Museum Art
    • 1981 - 1984
      staff department prints and photographs Metropolitan Museum Art
    • 1984 - 2009
      curator photographs J. Paul Getty Museum
      Malibu, California, United States
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