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Robert Wiesenberger Named Associate Curator of Contemporary Projects

Wiesenberger’s interests span modern and contemporary art, design, and architecture. He has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2013, teaching a seminar on the history and theory of graphic design in the school’s MFA program in graphic design. From 2014–2016, he was the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow at the Harvard Art Museums, where he was responsible for the museums’ Bauhaus collections of more than 30,000 objects. In addition to organizing in-gallery exhibitions, Wiesenberger also created an online research tool to provide greater access to these collections. Wiesenberger is the coauthor of Muriel Cooper (MIT Press, 2017) and author of a forthcoming publication on Marcel Breuer (August Editions, 2018), and is a contributing editor for ART PAPERS magazine. A graduate of the University of Chicago with a concentration in history and Germanic studies, he holds both an MA and a PhD in art history from Columbia University and has participated in a number of distinguished programs, including the Center for Curatorial Leadership Mellon Foundation Seminar; the Getty Summer Institute on Digital Art History, and the U.S. Department of Education’s Jacob K. Javits Fellowship.

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