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People in the News

posted by CAA — Feb 17, 2011

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

The section is published every two months: in February, April, June, August, October, and December. To learn more about submitting a listing, please follow the instructions on the main Member News page.

February 2011


Philip Ursprung, formerly professor of modern and contemporary art at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, has been appointed professor of the history of art and architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, as of February 1, 2011.

Museums and Galleries

Amanda C. Burdan has been promoted to assistant curator at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut. She joined the museum in July 2008 as the first Catherine Fehrer Curatorial Fellow.

Organizations and Publications

Thomas W. Lollar, a ceramicist, an instructor at Columbia University’s Teachers College, and former director of visual arts and of the List Print Program at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, has been named director of the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions. The Brodsky Center is housed in the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.