Soros, Susan 1955-
Soros, Susan 1955-
(Susan Weber Soros)
Born April 15, 1955; married George Soros (a philanthropist), June 19, 1983; children: two sons. Education: Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A., 1977; Cooper-Hewitt Museum/Parsons School of Design, M.A., 1990; Royal College of Art, Ph.D., 1998.
Office—Bard Graduate Center, 18 W. 86th St., New York, NY 10024.
Open Society Fund, Inc., New York, NY, executive director, 1985-91; Source: Notes in the History of Art, New York, NY, publisher, 1980—. Philip Colleck of London, director, 1988-91; Bard College, trustee and founder and director of Bard Graduate Center, 1991—; Brooklyn Museum, trustee, 1992—; Metropolitan Museum of Art, member of chairman's council, 1996—.
Philip C. Johnson Awards, Society of Architectural Historians, 2000, 2005; George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, 2000; Henry-Russell Hitchcock Book Award, Victorian Society in America, 2000, 2004; Bezalel Educator in the Arts Award, 2002; AFA Cultural Leadership Award, 2003.
Rediscovering H.W. Batley (1846-1932), British Aesthetic Movement Artist and Designer, Studies in the Decorative Arts, Bard Graduate Center (New York, NY), 1999.
Thomas Jekyll: Architect and Designer, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 2003.
(Coeditor) The Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 2004.
(Coeditor) Georg Jensen Jewelry, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 2005.
James "Athenian" Stuart and the Rediscovery of Antiquity (tentative title), 2006.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Architects' Journal, April 6, 2000, Dan Cruickshank, review of E.W. Godwin: Aesthetic Movement Architect and Designer, p. 46.
Architectural Review, June, 2000, Mark Girouard, review of E.W. Godwin, p. 96.
ARTnews, June, 1999, Valerie Gladstone, "Chair Leader," p. 42.
Choice, June, 2000, D. Stillman, review of The Secular Furniture of E.W. Godwin, p. 1803.
Harper's Bazaar, April, 1993, Christine Pittel, "The Unstoppable Susan Soros," p. 185.
Interior Design, February, 2000, Stanley Abercrombie, reviews of The Secular Furniture of E.W. Godwin and E.W. Godwin, p. 105.
Interiors, February, 2000, Eve M. Kahn, "Shelf Life," p. 76.
Ladies Home Journal, September, 1998, Emily List-field, "‘I Married a Billionaire,’" p. 196.
Library Journal, January, 2000, Jay Schafer, review of E.W. Godwin, p. 96.
New York Times, March 7, 1996, Dinitia Smith, "A Private Life and a Public Passion for Design," p. C1.