The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Saturday, March 7, 2015

Amon Carter Museum Names Jessica May Associate Curator of Photographs
Jessica May joined the curatorial department in October 2006.
FORT WORTH, TX.- Amon Carter Museum of American Art Director Andrew Walker announced that Jessica May has been promoted to Associate Curator of Photographs. She will continue to collaborate with John Rohrbach, senior curator of photographs, in managing the Amon Carter’s photography collection and interpreting and developing exhibitions on photography.

“Jessica has become an essential member of our museum staff and a key asset to the field of photography,” says Rohrbach. “This promotion is well deserved.”

“Since the day I started at the Amon Carter, it has been an honor and a pleasure to be part of this organization and to take part in building and exhibiting one of the nation’s finest collections of American photographs,” says May. “I am excited to continue that work into the next phase of my career.”

May joined the curatorial department in October 2006 after completing the Jane and Morgan Whitney Art History Fellowship in the Department of Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Her academic training is in the history of photography and American art. She holds a B.A. in art history from Barnard College of Columbia University, and both an M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral dissertation, Off the Clock: Walker Evans and the Crisis of American Capital, 1933–38, led her to launch a concurrent project: the organization of an exhibition devoted to Evans, Berenice Abbott and Margaret Bourke-White entitled American Modern, which was shown at the Amon Carter last year. It is currently on view at the Art Institute of Chicago.

In addition to her work at the Met, May is the recipient of a Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. The next photography exhibition May is curating for the Amon Carter is Subhankar Banerjee: Where I Live I Hope to Know, which opens on May 14.

Today's News

March 14, 2011

Compass: Drawings from The Museum of Modern Art on View at Martin-Gropius-Bau

First Nam June Paik Exhibition at National Gallery of Art Includes Ambitious Installation

National Portrait Gallery in Washington Presents "Calder's Portraits: A New Language"

Compelling New Pictures of Familiar Territories by Wolfgang Tillmans at Regen Projects

New Exhibition About Artist George Ault Opens at the American Art Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum in London Celebrates the Life and Work of Yohji Yamamoto

French Artist Jean-Antoine Watteau Features in Two Rival London Exhibitions

Specialist in Dutch 16th and 17th-Century Drawings, Jane Turner, to Head Rijksmuseum Print Room

One of the Most Important Letters by Gandhi to Come to the Market in Thirty Years for Sale at Bonhams

China Overtakes Britain as the World's Second Largest Art and Antiques Market

Antik A.S. to Offer an Exceptional Auction of Modern and Contemporary Turkish Art

Amon Carter Museum Names Jessica May Associate Curator of Photographs

Only Known 1936 Three-Sheet from Dracula's Daughter Tops Movie Poster Offering from Heritage Auctions

Over 161 Works by 63 Artists from 30 Countries Featured at the Singapore Biennale

Milestone Reached in Dallas: Topping Out Held for Perot Museum of Nature & Science

Dierk Schmidt's Image Leaks: On the Image Politics of Resources at Frankfurter Kunstverein

Exhibition at Joan Miró Foundation Brings Together a Selection of the Latest Musical Creation in Barcelona

Ragnar Kjartansson: Song at Carnegie Museum of Art

The Autry National Center Receives a Major Collection of Work by Theo Westenberger

Scuderie del Quirinale Shows Works by Lorenzo Lotto for the First Time in Rome

Thomas Hirschhorn Explores Explosive Issues at the Kunsthalle Mannheim

Shortlist for Canada's Inaugural Scotiabank Award for Photography Announced

Spring Exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum Features the Art of John Buck

Exhibition at Photo 4 of Giulio Rimondi's Photographs Tell the Story of Beirut

"The Erratics" Lotte Glob with Nick Evans and Ruth Barker at the Mackintosh Museum

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Leonardo da Vinci exhibition offers a very rare look at artist's fascination with beauty

2.- The Barnes Foundation discovers two sketches by Paul Cézanne behind watercolors

3.- From dust to digital: Millions of images from the world's endangered archives made available

4.- Exhibition at Kunsthaus Zurich explores Europe’s view of Japan in the 19th century

5.- Gustav Klimt's world-famous painting 'The Lovers' now available as a gigapixel photograph

6.- Belvedere highlights both the political and social aspects of The Congress of Vienna

7.- Crystal Bridges debuts an exhibition of masterworks from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

8.- Rarely seen masterpieces from Europe's greatest dynasty on view in Minneapolis

9.- Rouen to open new museum dedicated to tracing the history of French heroine Joan of Arc

10.- Retrospective exhibition of Vivian Maier's photographs opens at Willy-Brandt Haus

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site