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Curator's Biography
Leah Dickerman

Dada
February 19 – May 14, 2006

The Cubist Paintings of Diego Rivera: Memory, Politics, Place
April 4 – July 25, 2004

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Curator Biography

Leah Dickerman
Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
National Gallery of Art

Leah Dickerman is associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. She has previously organized The Cubist Paintings of Diego Rivera at the NGA (2004), was a co-curator of the retrospective Aleksander Rodchenko at the Museum of Modern Art (1998), and curator of Building the Collective: Selections from the Merrill C. Berman Collection at the Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University and the Harvard University Art Museums (1996-97). Dickerman serves on the editorial board of the journal October and has written extensively on European art between the two World Wars. Dickerman came to the National Gallery in 2001 from Stanford University where she taught in the Department of Art History. She has also taught at Columbia University and the University of Delaware. A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College, she received her PhD from Columbia University. Between 1993 and 1996, she was the David E. Finley fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art.

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