The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Thursday, May 25, 2017


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 15, 2011

After Forty Years, An Exhibition in Paris Features the Sculptural Work of Joan Miró

Exhibition of Seldom-Seen Watercolours by Emil Nolde to Open at Pinakothek der Moderne

Late Queen Juliana's Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at Sotheby's in Amsterdam

Leading British Art Collector Charles Saatchi's Ex-Wife Sells Off Art at Christie's

National Portrait Gallery Marks the Centenary of Sir William Schwenck Gilbert’s Death

Rare Ferrari 340 Mexico Tops RM Auction's Record $24 Million Amelia Island Sale

American Artist Roxy Paine Installs "Inversion" in the Billy Rose Art Garden at the Israel Museum

Valencia's IVAM Presents a Retrospective Exhibition of the Sculptor Baltasar Lobo

Phillips de Pury & Company Announces Highlights from Bric 2011 Sale

Recent Acquisitions to Cleveland Museum of Art's Collection Announced

Rare Norman Rockwell Exhibition Makes Only Northwest Stop at Tacoma Art Museum

Keith Haring's 10-Piece Apocalypse Series Donated to Gay & Lesbian Center

Paolo Baratta and Bice Curiger Present Concept for This Year's Biennale:"'ILLUMInazioni"

Poppy Sebire Presents the Exhibition Player Player Player

Maya Schweizer/Clemens von Wedemeyer Present "Metropolis. Report from China" at the Frankfurter Kunstverein

Los Angeles Birthplace Becomes Battleground over History

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

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

Japan Nuclear Woes Prompt Visitors to New Mexico Museum

Study Says Use of Fire Relatively Recent in Europe

Star Names Announced for The Tate Movie Project

Italian, French and American Design Highlight Heritage Auctions' First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Pissarro painting seized in WW II turns up in exhibition at the Marmottan Museum

2.- First comprehensive retrospective of Mark Tobey's work in Italy opens in Venice

3.- Apple-1 still tops the list of most-wanted tech collectibles

4.- Desire, love, identity: British Museum explores LGBTQ histories

5.- Exhibition focuses on the Nazi period and the acquisitions made during those years

6.- Tate Modern opens the UK's first major retrospective of Alberto Giacometti for 20 years

7.- MFA Boston reaches agreement with estate to retain 18th century porcelain

8.- Anish Kapoor's Descension installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.- United States pavilion opens with Mark Bradford's "Tomorrow Is Another Day"

10.- Venice's 57th International Art Exhibition is a tonic for global woes



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, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful