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John Ireland Howe Baur

museum director , art consultant

John Ireland Howe Baur, art consultant, former museum director. Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

Background

Baur, John Ireland Howe was born on August 9, 1909 in Woodbridge, Connecticut, United States. Son of Paul V.C. and Susan (Whiting) Baur.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1932. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1934.

Career

Supervisor education Brooklyn Museum, 1934-1936, curator paintings and sculpture, 1936-1952. Curator Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1952-1958, associate director, 1958-1966, director, 1966-1974, retired, 1974. Consultant Terra Museum American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1979-1987.

Works

book Philip Evergood book Philip Evergood book Joseph Stella book The Inlander Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967 book The Inlander Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967 by Baur, John Ireland (1982) Hardcover book Inlander-U Del Ed: The Life and Work of Charles Burchfield, 1893-1967 by Baur, John Ireland (1982) Hardcover book Philip Evergood

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1944-1945.

Connections

Married Louise W. Chase, January 8, 1938. Children: Susan, Arthur M., Jean E.

father:
Paul V.C. Baur

mother:
Susan (Whiting) Baur

spouse:
Louise W. Chase

children:
Susan Baur

Arthur M. Baur

Jean E. Baur