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Barr, Alfred Hamilton Jr.

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1981 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Historian

Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. is a US administrator and art historian.

 

1902 – Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. was born in Detroit.

 

1929 – He was the founding director of the Rockefeller family’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.

 

1946 – Barr received his Ph.D. from Harvard.

 

The Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Award for museum scholarship was created in his honor.