Associate Director of Academic and Public Programs and Louis Miller Thayer Research Curator
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M.A., Boston University
B.A., DePauw University
Laura Muir works with Harvard faculty to facilitate teaching with the collections and oversees the curricular installation program in the University Galleries. She specializes in European modern art and the history of photography and has organized exhibitions on postwar German painting and sculpture, Anselm Kiefer’s use of photography, and the Bauhaus. Her current curatorial project is the exhibition Seeing in Art and Medicine, which she is co-curating with Jen Thum and will be on view in Fall 2023.
Muir, Laura, ed. Object Lessons: The Bauhaus and Harvard. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Art Museums, 2021.
Timm Rautert: Germans in Uniform, 1974. Exhibition pamphlet. Berlin: Salon Kufsteiner Strasse, 2013.
“Lyonel Feininger: Fotografie, Archiv und Erinnerung.” Jahrbuch Der Berliner Museen. Ehemals Jahrbuch der Preussischen Kunstsammlungen 2011 53 (2013): 11–16.
Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928–1939. Exhibition catalogue. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Art Museums, 2011. Winner of German Photo Book Award in Gold 2012.