Carolyn Kinder Carr
Dr. Carr, former Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the National Portrait Gallery, received her B.A. from Smith College, her M.A. from Oberlin College, and her PhD from Case Western Reserve University. At the National Portrait Gallery, Dr. Carr organized or co-curated numerous exhibitions, each accompanied by a publication. These include Gaston Lachaise: Portrait Sculpture; Then and Now: American Portraits of the Past Century from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery; Hans Namuth: Portraits; Revisiting the White City: American Art from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition; Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s; A Brush with History: Paintings from the National Portrait Gallery; Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits;Legacy: Spain and the United States in the Age of Independence 1763-1848;Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections; and Alice Neel: Women ( presented at the National Museum of Women in the Arts). Her most recent publication is Sara Tyson Hallowell: Pioneer Curator and Art Agent in the Gilded Age.