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Anderson, Maxwell L.

Born: 1956 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrator

         – Maxwell L. Anderson is director of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.

1977-1981 – Anderson received an A.B. from Dartmouth with highest distinction in Art History, and A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard, having spent abroad as Harvard’s Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellow.

         – He was an assistant curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1985 – He taught in the Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University, and at the Università di Roma.

1987 – He became director of Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum.

1990 – He was decorated as Commendore, or Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy.

1995 – Anderson was previously director of the Art Gallery of Ontario.

1998 – He was director of Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario and of the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta.

         – Anderson was the Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

1999 – Was a Cultural Laureate of the New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.

         – He has taught at Princeton University and the University of Rome.

2004 – Anderson was a Principal with AEA Consulting of New York and London, specializing in planning for the cultural sector.

2006 – Maxwell L. Anderson has been The Melvin & Bren Simon Director & CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art since May.