Jodi Hauptman

Jodi Hauptman


CCL Class of 2018


Museum of Modern Art


Senior Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints


Bloomberg Philanthropies


Patricia Harris, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Jodi Hauptman is Senior Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art.  Her many exhibitions and publications include Edgar Degas:  A Strange New Beauty (2016); Henri Matisse:  The Cut-Outs (with Karl Buchberg, Senior Conservator) (2014–15); Georges Seurat: The Drawings (2007–08); and Beyond the Visible: The Art of Odilon Redon (2005–06). Hauptman has lectured widely and has contributed essays to exhibition catalogues, edited volumes, and scholarly journals on modern and contemporary artists, including Sonia Delaunay-Terk, Fernand Léger, Medardo Rosso, and Léopold Survage. She oversaw The Museum of Modern Art’s multi-exhibition partnerships with the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Art Gallery of Western Australia in Perth, and organized MoMA’s first exhibition in China. Hauptman is the author of Joseph Cornell: Stargazing in the Cinema (Yale University Press, 1999), winner of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Charles Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art. She has taught at Princeton University, Yale University, and the University of Delaware. Hauptman received her A.B. from Princeton University and her Ph.D. from Yale University.