Abt, Jeffrey

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ABT, Jeffrey

ABT, Jeffrey. American, b. 1949. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Teacher of adult education classes at public schools in Des Moines, IA, 1973-77; Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, curator of collections, 1977-78; Billy Hork Galleries Ltd., Chicago, IL, general manager, 1978-80; University of Chicago, exhibitions coordinator at university library, 1980-86, assistant director, 1986-87, then acting director of David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, 1987-89; Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, associate professor of art and art history, 1989-. Artist, with paintings and drawings exhibited throughout the Midwest and represented in public collections; sculptor. Publications: A Museum on the Verge: The Detroit Institute of Arts, 1882-2002, 2001. Illustrator of books by A.R. Hayes. Author of exhibition catalogues. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Art and Art History, 150 Art Building, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]