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Richard Harrison Martin

curator , art historian

Richard Harrison Martin, American curator, art historian. Fellow Costume Society of America (director 1983-1989, Region II president 1984-1987); member College Art Association American (director since 1998), Victorian Society of America (director 1980-1984), Society Architectural Historians, American Society for Aesthetics.

Background

Martin, Richard Harrison was born on December 4, 1946 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Harrison and Margaret Dever Martin.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1967. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1969. Master of Philisophy, Columbia University, 1971.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Otis College Art and Design, 1997.

Career

Instructor, William Paterson College of New Jersey, Wayne, 1972-1973;editor, Arts Magazine, New York City, 1974-1988;professor, Fashion Institute Technology, State University of New York, New York City, 1973-1993;professor, Ednl. Foundation for the Fashion Industries, 1991-1993;executive director, Shirley Goodman Resource Center, 1980-1993;critic-in-residence, Maryland. Institute College Art, 1985-1987;editor, public, Textile & Text, 1989-1993;curator, The Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, since 1993.

Adjunct faculty School Visual Arts, New York City, 1975-1980, 93-. Adjunct Professor New York University, since 1977, Columbia University, 1987-1989, 95-, Vermont College, 1991-1993.

Works

Membership

Fellow Costume Society of America (director 1983-1989, Region II president 1984-1987). Member College Art Association American (director since 1998), Victorian Society of America (director 1980-1984), Society Architectural Historians, American Society for Aesthetics.

Connections

father:
Frank Harrison

mother:
Margaret Dever Martin