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Museum curator , art historian

Joan R. Mertens, museum curator, art historian. Member Archaeol. Institute American, German Archael. Institute (correspondent member).

Background

Mertens, Joan R. was born on October 10, 1946 in New York City. Daughter of Otto R. and Helen H. Mertens.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Radcliffe College, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1972.

Career

Curatorial assistant, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1972-1973;assistant curator, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1973-1976;associate curator, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1976-1981;curator Greek and Roman department, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, since 1981;curator, administrator, Metropolitan Museum Art, 1983-1990;member editorial board Museum Journal, Metropolitan Museum Art, since 1976; Adjunct Professor, New York University, Institute Fine Arts, since 1992.

Works

Membership

Member Archaeol. Institute American, German Archael. Institute (correspondent member).

Connections

father:
Otto R.

mother:
Helen H. Mertens