Sydney Skelton Simon

Sydney Skelton Simon


Sydney Skelton Simon is a doctoral candidate in Art History at Stanford University, specializing in post-World War II American art and design. Her dissertation explores the nexus of art, design, science, and corporate culture in Cold War America through the career and oeuvre of the Italian-American artist Harry Bertoia (1915-1978). Simon holds a B.A. in Art History from Yale University. As an undergraduate, she co-curated two exhibitions at the Yale University Art Gallery and held summer internships at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art and at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. From 2007-2011, she worked as a curatorial assistant in Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Most recently, she was the first curatorial intern for the Anderson Collection at Stanford University, writing wall text and assisting with the layout of the inaugural installation of the newest museum on campus. 

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