September - December 2011
Mary-Kate O’Hare is Associate Curator of American Art at the Newark Museum. She has organized several exhibitions for the museum, including Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s (2010); At the Movies: Edward Hopper’s “The Sheridan Theatre” (2007); and Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase and Sargent (co-curator, 2006). She is an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University where she earned a MA and PhD in art history. While at the Clark she will continue work on a forthcoming interdisciplinary exhibition that will explore the visual and popular arts that fueled the development of Brazilian modernism in the 1950s.