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Museum curator

Norman L. Kleeblatt, museum curator. Recipient Honorary Mention, Henry Allen Moe Prize, 1985, 88, National Jewish Book award, 1992, Second prize Henry Allen Moe Prize, 1992, Présidence d'honneur Committee Science Society International d'Histoire de l'Affaire Dreyfus, since 1994; post-graduate fellow National Museum Fellowship Act, 1975-1976; fellow museum professionals National Endowment Arts, 1996.


Bachelor of Arts in Art History, Rutgers University, 1971. Diploma in conservation, New York University, 1975. Master of Arts, New York University, 1975.


Conservator The Jewish Museum, New York City, 1975-1980, curator collections/conservator, 1981-1987, curator collections, 1987-1994, Susan and Elihu Rose curator fine arts, since 1995. Member science council Museum Art and History of Judaism. Consultant Montclair (New Jersey) Art Museum, 1975.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: An Expressionst in Paris: the Paintings of Chaim Soutine, 1988. Co-author: Treasures of the Jewish Museum, 1986. Contributing author: Gonn Mosny: Atmen und Malen, 1989, Pre-Raphaelite Art in its European Context, 1995, L'Affaire Dreyfus de A & Z: histoire et dictionnaire, 1994, L'Affaire Dreyfus et l'opinion publique en France et à l'étranger, 1995, Diaspora and Modern Visual Culture: Representing African and Jewish Diaspora, 1998.

      Editor: The Dreyfus Affair, 1987. (catalogue) Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art, 2001. Co-editor: Painting a Place in America, 1991.

      Exhibits include The Paintings of Moritz Daniel Oppenheim: Jewish Life in 19th Century Germany, 1981, Too Jewish? Challenging Traditional Identities, 1996, Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art, 2002. Reviewer in field.


Member International Association Art Critics (American section), American Association Museum, College Art Association.