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Barr, Alfred Hamilton Jr.

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

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.





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