Stephanie Barron

Senior Curator and Head of Modern Art

Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles

Stephanie Barron is senior curator and head of modern art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Among the many groundbreaking and award winning exhibitions she has curated are David Hockney- A Retrospective (1988); “Degenerate Art:” The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany (1991); Exiles and Émigrés- The Flight of European Artists from Hitler (1997); Made in California 1900-2000: Art, Image and Identity (2000); Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images (2006); Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures (2009); and Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective (2012). Barron was educated at Barnard College and Columbia University. She has received the Order of Merit and the Commanders Cross from the German Government; the Alfred Barr Award from the College Art Association for her scholarship. Her exhibitions and publications have three times been voted the best in the United States by the Association of International Art Critics (AICA). Ms. Barron is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, on the Art Advisory Panel for the IRS, and is chair of the Arts and Artifacts Domestic Indemnity Advisory Panel.