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Glenn Adamson

Glenn Adamson

Glenn Adamson is a curator, writer and historian 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.

Adamson’s 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); Thinking Through Craft (2007). Most recently he was the co-curator of Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years at MAD (2016); curator of Beazley Designs of the Year, at the Design Museum in London (2017); and co-curator (with Martina Droth and Simon Olding) of Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery, at the Yale Center for British Art (2017).

Adamson’s new book Fewer Better Things: The Hidden Meaning of Objects was published by Bloomsbury in August 2018.

Twitter: @glennadamson
Instagram: @glenn_adamson

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From starting a studio practice in Kansas City to being accepted into the Chashama artist’s residency program in upstate New York, Bianca Fields has been busy since she graduated from CIA last year. Catch up with her via this @artplugged Q&A.

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