Shapiro, Barbara Stern

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Shapiro, Barbara Stern

PERSONAL:

Education: Syracuse University, B.A.; Boston University, M.A., M.B.A.

CAREER:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, curator for special projects. Founder of BLS Partners, 2000. Member of the Ronald McDonald House, Stanford, CA, board of directors and board of trustees of the Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.

WRITINGS:

ART EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

Camille Pissarro: The Impressionist Printmaker, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1973.

Edgar Degas: The Reluctant Impressionist, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1974.

Mary Cassatt at Home, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1978.

(With Sue Welsh Reed and others) Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1984.

(With Nancy Mowll Mathews) Mary Cassatt: The Color Prints, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 1989.

(With others) Pleasures of Paris, Daumier to Picasso, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1991.

(With Sarah Howgate) David Hockney Portraits, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 2006.

Contributor to volumes by others, including 70s into 80s: Printmaking Now, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, October 22, 1986-February 8, 1987, the Lois and Michael Torf Gallery, by Clifford S. Ackley, Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, MA), 1986.

SIDELIGHTS:

See CA entry on Sarah Howgate.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Boston Globe, February 26, 2006, Cate McQuaid, review of David Hockney Portraits.

Library Journal, May 1, 2006, Prudence Peiffer, review of David Hockney Portraits, p. 85.

Publishers Weekly, February 27, 2006, review of David Hockney Portraits, p. 52.