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Art museum director

James Cuno, Art museum director. Member College Art Association (national committee history of art), Print Council American, Association Art Museum Dirs.

Background

Cuno, James was born on April 6, 1951 in St. Louis.

Education

Bachelor in History, Willamette University, 1973. Master of Arts in Art History, University Oregon, 1978. Master of Arts in Fine Arts, Harvard University, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts, Harvard University, 1985.

Career

Assistant curator prints Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1983. Assistant professor department art Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1983-1986. Director Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1986-1989.

Director Hood Museum Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1989-1991. Director University Art Museum Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991—2003. Director Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2003—2004.

President, Eloise W. Martin director Art Institute of Chicago, since 2004. Trustee Wadsworth Atheneum. Panelist National Endowment of the Humanities, National Education Association.

Member public grant advisory committee Getty Grant Program, 1991-1996. Member visiting committee Jean Paul Getty Museum. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author, co-editor (exhibition catalogues): Foirades/Fizzles: Echo and Allusion in the Art of Jasper Johns, 1987, Politics and Polemics: French Caricature and the Revolution, 1789-1799, 1988, Scenes and Sequences: Recent Monotypes by Eric Fischl, 1990, Jonathan Borofsky: Prints and Multiples, 1982-1991, 1991, The Popularization of Images: Visual Culture Under the July Monarchy, 1994, (book): Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public Trust, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member College Art Association (national committee history of art), Print Council American, Association Art Museum Dirs.

Connections

Married; 2 children.