Jeannine Falino: "Performance Craft"

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
5:30pm Dodd Auditorium S151

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Jeannine Falino is an independent curator, museum consultant and art critic. She specializes in decorative arts, modern craft, and design. Previously the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Ms. Falino has worked independently since moving to New York in 2007, where she was co-curator for the major survey exhibition Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design (Museum of Arts and Design, 2011), and curator of What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision (Museum of Arts and Design, 2014), an exhibition on the role of advocacy and philanthropy in American craft. Presently, she is co-curator of the exhibition Gilded New York:  Design, Fashion & Society at the Museum of the City of New York (2013) that is on view through 2017. Her newest exhibition, Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters, opens at the Driehaus Museum in Chicago in February 2017. Falino teaches the history of American ceramics at RISD.  

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