Bruce Altshuler

Bruce Altshuler is Director of the Program in Museum Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University. From 1992 to 1998 he was Director of the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York. Altshuler is the author of Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions that Made Art History, 1962-2002 (Phaidon Press, 2013), Salon to Biennial: Exhibitions that Made Art History, 1863-1959 (Phaidon Press, 2008), The Avant-Garde in Exhibition: New Art in the 20th Century (Harry N. Abrams, 1994; University of California Press, 1998) and Isamu Noguchi (Abbeville Press, 1994), editor of Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art (Princeton University Press, 2005), and co-editor of Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations (Harry N. Abrams, 1994). He has published numerous essays on modern and contemporary art, including catalog essays for exhibitions organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Japan Society, Fundacion Juan March, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and Vitra Design Museum. From 1994 to 2000 he was a member of the graduate faculty of the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Art Critics/United States Section. From 1985 to 1989 he was Director of Zabriskie Gallery, NY, and in 1998-2000 was Director of Studies at Christie's Education, NY, and a Vice President at Christie's, Inc.


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