Wardropper, Ian

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WARDROPPER, Ian. American, b. 1951. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Sotheby's, NYC, cataloger and general assistant in print department, 1974- 77; Art Institute of Chicago, IL, assistant curator of European painting and sculpture, 1982-85, associate curator of European decorative arts and sculpture, 1985-89, Eloise W. Martin Curator of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture and Classical Art, 1989-2001; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, 2001-. Visiting assistant professor or instructor at US colleges and universities. Guest on television and radio programs; moderator of symposia; lecturer for art tours of Europe. Publications: (with L.S. Roberts) European Decorative Arts in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1991; (with J. Zukowsky) Austrian Architecture and Design: Beyond Tradition in the Nineties, 1991; (with F. Licht) Chiseled with a Brush: Italian Sculpture, 1860-1925, from the Gilgore Collections, 1994; (with S. Androsov, D. Walker) From the Sculptor's Hand: Italian Baroque Terracottas from the State Hermitage museum. EDITOR: (with T. Husband) Medieval Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago (catalogue in Russian), 1990; News from a Radiant Future: Soviet Propaganda Plates from the Tuber Collection, 1992. Author and narrator of audio scripts to accompany exhibitions. Contributor to art and museum journals. Address: Dept of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]