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Terence Riley is a curator, scholar, and writer. In 1991, he was appointed the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. He also served as Director for the Arthur Ross Architecture Galleries at Columbia University.
Riley has organized exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He curated three major international surveys, and has organized two acclaimed scholarly retrospectives. “Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect” (1994), and “Mies in Berlin” (2001).
Riley was Staff Liaison to MoMA’s Architect Selection Committee and has advised numerous museums in selecting architects. Riley is a frequent contributor to journals and other publications on design. He has lectured widely and has served as a visiting critic at numerous schools. He is also involved in many competition juries, including the WTC, the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon, the Praemium Imperiale, and the Motown Museum.