Curator, writer and historian, working across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art.

Bio

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Bio

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Glenn Adamson is a curator, writer and historian based in Brooklyn, who works across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art.

Currently Senior Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, and Editor-at-Large of The Magazine Antiques, he has previously been Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Head of Research at the V&A; and Curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee.

His publications include Art in the Making (2016, co-authored with Julia Bryan Wilson); Invention of Craft (2013); Postmodernism: Style and Subversion (2011); The Craft Reader (2010); and Thinking Through Craft (2007).

Glenn is serving as the guest curator for Beazley Designs of the Year 10 at the Design Museum, London, which will open in October 2017.