Varnedoe, Kirk, 1946-2003

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Critic and curator Kirk Varnedoe was educated at Williams College and Stanford University. From 1974 to 1988 he taught at Columbia University and the Institute of Fine Arts, while also curating exhibitions on Scandinavian painting, Gustave Caillebotte, Vienna 1900, and Primitivism in Modern Art. From 1988 to 2002 he was the curator of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

From the description of Kirk Varnedoe papers, 1890-2006 (bulk 1970-2003) (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 771947487

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creatorOf Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. Director's Office Records, 1955-1977. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, The Clark
referencedIn Records of the New York Institute for the Humanities 1971-1995, (bulk 1980-1984). New York University. Archives.
referencedIn Johns, Jasper, 1930-. Oral history, 1994. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Records of the New York Institute for the Humanities, Bulk, 1980-1984, 1971-2004 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf Varnedoe, Kirk, 1946-2003. Kirk Varnedoe papers, 1890-2006 (bulk 1970-2003) Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Varnedoe, Kirk, 1947- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Stanford centennial roundtables [videorecording], 1991 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Varnedoe, Kirk. Varnedoe, Kirk: Art World Personality Files. Whitney Museum of American Art, Library
referencedIn Archives pamphlet file : Varnedoe, Kirk : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Elsen, Albert Edward, 1927- person
associatedWith Johns, Jasper, 1930- person
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956. person
associatedWith Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917. person
associatedWith Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Whitney Museum of American Art. corporateBody
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Art, Modern--20th century
Art exhibitions--20th century
Art, Modern--19th century
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Birth 1946-01-18

Death 2003-08-15

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