Robert Wiesenberger is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at Columbia University and a Critic at the Yale School of Art, where he teaches in the MFA program in Graphic Design. He specializes in modern and contemporary architecture, design and media, with a special interest in prewar Germany and postwar America. With graphic designer David Reinfurt he recently organized the exhibition “Messages and Means: Muriel Cooper at MIT” at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in New York, a catalog for which is forthcoming from the MIT Press with support from the Graham Foundation. Robert holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago and has worked at the design firms MetaDesign and Ammunition, and as a curatorial intern in the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA. He is a contributor to 032c andART PAPERS.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today the inaugural class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, a new program that exposes art history doctoral students to the daily challenges and strategic questions of museum practice. Generously supported by a two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ... Read More >
The Clark Art Institute announced that Robert Wiesenberger (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) has been named the museum's new Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects. Robert participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2014, and completed his doctoral work this year at Columbia University in the City of New York. Over ... Read More >