Lecture by Robert Storr, given at Florida International University, 2009


Robert Storr

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Robert Storr discusses the wider world of contemporary art. He talks about how the art world has changed since he became a part of it, and how it is on the cusp of change.

Introduction by Carol Damian.

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Robert Storr is the Dean of the Yale School of Art was the first American commissioner of the Venice Biennale in 2007.From 1990 to 2002 Storr was Curator, then Senior Curator, in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. As a curator, Storr made his mark early with a number of major exhibitions at MoMA and elsewhere, which enhanced the public prominence of such artists as Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Max Beckmann, Tony Smith and Robert Ryman. He also organized a number of reinstallations of MoMA's permanent collection, covering such topics as abstraction and the modern grotesque. From 2002 to 2006 he was the first Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He is considered to be one of the most influential Americans in the art world.

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Steven and Dorothea Green Critics' Lecture Series



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