William Rubin

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William Rubin
BornWilliam Stanley Rubin
(1927-08-11)August 11, 1927
Brooklyn, New York, United States
DiedJanuary 22, 2006(2006-01-22) (aged 78)
Pound Ridge, New York, United States
OccupationArt curator
 
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William Rubin
BornWilliam Stanley Rubin
(1927-08-11)August 11, 1927
Brooklyn, New York, United States
DiedJanuary 22, 2006(2006-01-22) (aged 78)
Pound Ridge, New York, United States
OccupationArt curator

William Stanley Rubin (August 11, 1927 – January 22, 2006) was an American art scholar.

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From 1968 to 1988, he was a curator and director of the painting and sculpture department at the Museum of Modern Art, located in New York City, New York. He played a key role in building the museum's collection of abstract-expressionism works and organized many exhibitions, including Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage (1968), Primitivism in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern (1984), and Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism (1989).[1][2]

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Frank Stella 1970-1987 MOMA

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