RAND, Harry. American, b. 1947. Career: State University of New York at Buffalo, assistant professor of modern art and methodology, 1974-76; National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, chair of department of twentieth-century painting and sculpture, 1978-84, curator, 1979-93, senior curator, 1993-96; National Museum of American History, senior curator, 1996-. Consultant and advisor to foundations and organizations. Board member, Society to Prevent Trade in Stolen Art, 1994-. Publications: The Genius of American Painting, 1973; Seymour Lipton: Aspects of Sculpture, 1979; Arshile Gorky: The Implications of Symbols, 1980, 1990; (trans.) The Beginning of Things: Translations from Genesis, 1983; Louis Riback, the Late Paintings, 1984; Stokely Webster: Paintings Nineteen Twenty-Three to Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1985; Hundertwasser der Maler, 1986; Manet's Contemplation at the GareSainLazare, 1987; Paul Manship, 1989; (coauthor) Julian Stanczak: Decades of Light, edited by Robert J. Bertholf, 1990; Friedensreich Hundertwasser, 1991. POETRY: Color, 1994; the Clouds, 1996. Also author of exhibition catalogues. Contributor of other works and articles, reviews, and poems to periodicals. Address: National Museum of American History, Constitution Ave. & 10th St. NW, Washington, DC 20560- 0616, U.S.A.