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posted by CAA — Dec 17, 2010

People in the News lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three sections: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

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December 2010

Academe

Anthony Cutler, the Evan Pugh Professor of Art History at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, has been selected by the University of Oxford in England to hold the Slade Professorship of Fine Art for 2011–12, in association with All Souls College. Cutler will present eight lectures and four seminars during Oxford’s Hilary Term, January to March 2012.

Beauvais Lyons, professor of art at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, has been awarded a James R. Cox Professorship from 2010 to 2013. The Cox professorships honor faculty members who are outstanding teachers, who dedicate their service to the University, community, and their profession, and who model excellence in scholarship.

Bissera Pentcheva has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

Museums and Galleries

Aram Moshayedi, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, has been appointed assistant curator at the Gallery at REDCAT, also in Los Angeles.

Klaus Ottmann, formerly Robert Lehman Curator at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York, has become the first curator at large at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. He will manage the Phillips Collection Center for the Study of Modern Art.

Organizations and Publications

Sandra Sider, an independent curator and critic based in New York, has been appointed president of Studio Art Quilt Associates, an international arts organization with headquarters in Storrs, Connecticut. She will serve in this capacity until 2013.