Thomas Sokolowski Speaker

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Symposium 5 - Beethoven & Thomas Sokolowski

Tom Sokolowski assumed his position as Director for The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, in 1996.  Mr. Sokolowski previously served as Director for New York University’s Grey Art Gallery & Study Center since 1984. Under Mr. Sokolowski’s direction the Grey Art Gallery mounted 15 exhibitions and site-specific installations annually, including Against Nature:  Japanese Art in the Eighties and Success is a Job in New York…:  The Early Art and Business of Andy Warhol, which was shown in Paris, London, Turin, Philadelphia, Newport Beach and Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art.  Mr. Sokolowski served as chief curator for the Chrysler Art Museum (1982-1984), and previously as curator of European Painting and Sculpture (1981-1982).  He has taught for New York University (1989-1992); Old Dominion University (1982-1984); the University of British Columbia (1980-1981); the University of Minnesota (1979); and Kent State University (1979).