Gary Tinterow is the Engelhard Chairman of the Department of Nineteenth-Century, Modern, and
Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
He spent the early years of his career as a curatorial assistant at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem; the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis, where he later served as an acting curator; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard, where he served in the drawings department; and the Tate Gallery, London, where he was a guest curator.
Tinterow is the author and co-author of, and contributor to, dozens of scholarly articles and major exhibition catalogues. He has lectured at museums throughout the world, and taught at Harvard, the Institute for Fine Arts at NYU, and Hunter College. Tinterow’s many awards and citations include several honors for best catalogues and exhibitions from a number of professional organizations. He was made Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor in 2000, and Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters in 2003. Tinterow was also a founding trustee and first president of the national Association of Art Museum Curators.
Source - The Metropolitan Museum of Art