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San Diego Museum of Art names Michael Brown as Associate Curator of European Art

The San Diego Museum of Art has hired Michael Brown, Ph.D., as the Museum’s Associate Curator of European Art. Brown will begin his role in January 2014. Working with the Museum’s Permanent Collection of European art, Brown will oversee the development of Permanent Collection installations and related exhibitions, and contribute to the Museum’s provenance research and art acquisition programs.

Michael Brown brings to the Museum his expertise in the art of Spain and its colonies. While completing his doctoral dissertation at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts with a concentration in 17th and 18th century Colonial Spanish Art, Brown served as Mayer Curatorial Fellow for Spanish Colonial Art in the New World Department at the Denver Art Museum.

Most recently, as a post-doctoral research associate at the Denver Art Museum, he curated Personal Effects: Art and Home in South America. Brown has taught as a visiting lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and University of Denver. He has published widely, contributing essays on Colonial portraiture to catalogues for the Brooklyn Museum, Denver Art Museum, and Fomento Cultural Banamex, Mexico City.

The San Diego Museum of Art is located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif., 92101.
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