Stephanie D’Alessandro (CCL 2011) has been appointed Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Modern Art and Curator in Charge of the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Since 1998, Stephanie has organized renowned exhibitions at The Art Institute of Chicago, where she served most recently as the Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator of International Modern Art. As a CCL Fellow in 2011, Stephanie received mentorship from Emily Rafferty, President Emerita of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate.
To quote Sheena Wagstaff, Leonard A. Lauder Chairman of Modern and Contemporary Art, "Stephanie brings to The Met’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art new leadership in our continuing commitment to foster research in the field of international modern studies. Her remarkable expertise, curatorial rigor, and zeal for what we’re aiming to achieve will help shape future exhibitions and build the Museum’s collection.”
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