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Barr, Alfred Hamilton Jr.

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Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1981 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Historian

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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.

 

 

 


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