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Dorothy C. Miller

♀  American, 1904–2003

Dorothy worked at MoMA from about 1936 to 1969 as Curator and Installer , and she was head of the Department of Painting and Sculpture from 1946–1949 .

49 exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR
Curator
Photo of the exhibition New Horizons in American Art

14 September to 12 October 1936

Stuart Davis, Dorothy C. Miller, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and James Rosenquist, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Prehistoric Rock Pictures in Europe and Africa

28 April to 30 May 1937

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Dorothy C. Miller and Douglas C. Fox were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Masters of Popular Painting: Modern Primitives of Europe and America

27 April to 24 July 1938

Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Henri Rousseau, Dorothy C. Miller and John Kane, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Three Centuries of American Art

24 May to 31 July 1938

Edward Steichen, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Charles Sheeler

2 October to 1 November 1939

Charles Sheeler and Dorothy C. Miller were involved.

Installer
Modern Masters from European and American Collections

26 January to 24 March 1940

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Georges Braque, among others, were involved.

Curator
Four American Traveling Exhibitions

3–28 April 1940

Dorothy C. Miller, Arshile Gorky, Morris Graves and Rufino Tamayo, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Americans 1942: 18 Artists from 9 States

21 January to 8 March 1942

Dorothy C. Miller, Morris Graves, Jack Levine and Rico Lebrun, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition The Sculpture of John B. Flannagan

28 October to 29 November 1942

Dorothy C. Miller and John Bernard Flannagan were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Americans 1943: Realists and Magic-Realists

10 February to 21 March 1943

Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Edward Hopper and Dorothy C. Miller, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Religious Folk Art of the Southwest

28 April to 13 June 1943

Edward Weston, Dorothy C. Miller, Ansel Adams and Patrocino Barela, among others, were involved.

Curator
Romantic Painting in America

17 November 1943 to 6 February 1944

George Grosz, Lyonel Feininger, John Marin and Edward Hopper, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Lyonel Feininger

24 October 1944 to 14 January 1945

Lyonel Feininger and Dorothy C. Miller were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Fourteen Americans

10 September to 8 December 1946

Robert Motherwell, Dorothy C. Miller, Arshile Gorky and Isamu Noguchi, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Ben Shahn

30 September 1947 to 4 January 1948

Ben Shahn, Dorothy C. Miller and James Thrall Soby were involved.

Curator
New Acquisitions

13 January to 21 March 1948

Georges Braque, André Derain, George Grosz and Juan Gris, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition American Paintings from the Museum Collection

23 December 1948 to 13 March 1949

Max Ernst, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler and Man Ray, among others, were involved.

Curator
Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

29 August to 15 October 1950

Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Georges Rouault and Ben Shahn, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

13 February to 13 May 1951

Vasily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henry Moore and Dorothy C. Miller, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition 15 Americans

9 April to 27 July 1952

Jackson Pollock, Dorothy C. Miller, Frederick Kiesler and Mark Rothko, among others, were involved.

Curator
Recent Acquisitions

6 May to 8 June 1952

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Georges Rouault and Ben Shahn, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Works from the Museum Collection

12 August to 21 September 1952

Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Georges Braque and Juan Gris, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Summer Exhibition: New Acquisitions; Recent American Prints, 1947–1953; Katherine S. Dreier Bequest; Kuniyoshi and Spencer; Expressionism in Germany; Varieties of Realism

23 June to 4 October 1953

Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Paul Klee and Fernand Léger, among others, were involved.

Curator
Faces and Figures: Drawings from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

21 April to 6 June 1954

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and George Grosz, among others, were involved.

Curator
Niles Spencer: A Retrospective Exhibition

22 June to 15 August 1954

Dorothy C. Miller and Niles Spencer were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition XXVth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings from the Museum Collection

19 October 1954 to 6 February 1955

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

30 November 1955 to 22 February 1956

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Fernand Léger and Max Beckmann, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Twelve Americans

30 May to 8 September 1956

Dorothy C. Miller, Larry Rivers, Sam Francis and Philip Guston, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Drawings Recently Acquired for the Museum Collection

29 January to 24 February 1957

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger and Ben Shahn, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Recent American Acquisitions

14 March to 30 April 1957

Max Ernst, László Moholy-Nagy, Robert Motherwell and Stuart Davis, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions

13 November 1957 to 5 January 1958

Paul Klee, Ben Shahn, Giorgio de Chirico and Odilon Redon, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Recent Sculpture U.S.A.

13 May to 16 August 1959

Alexander Calder, Jacques Lipchitz, Dorothy C. Miller and Larry Rivers, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition The New American Painting as Shown in Eight European Countries 1958–1959

28 May to 8 September 1959

Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock, Dorothy C. Miller and Willem de Kooning, among others, were involved.

Curator
New Talent XII: Ronnie Solbert

15 September to 1 November 1959

Dorothy C. Miller, Alicia Legg, Peter Selz and Ronni G. Solbert were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition 16 Americans

16 December 1959 to 17 February 1960

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella and Dorothy C. Miller, among others, were involved.

Curator
Birds and Beasts from the Museum of Modern Art

3 December 1960 to 8 January 1961

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder and Jean Dubuffet, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Picasso in the Museum of Modern Art: 80th Birthday Exhibition

14 May to 18 September 1962

Pablo Picasso, William S. Lieberman and Dorothy C. Miller were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Recent Painting U.S.A.: The Figure

23 May to 26 August 1962

William S. Lieberman, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Dorothy C. Miller and Larry Rivers, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Americans 1963

22 May to 18 August 1963

Claes Oldenburg, Dorothy C. Miller, James Rosenquist and Robert Indiana, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Painting and Sculpture

16 February to 25 April 1965

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.

Installer
Photo of the exhibition Around the Automobile

9 December 1965 to 21 March 1966

Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Jean Dubuffet and Edward Hopper, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Painting and Sculpture

6 April to 12 June 1966

André Derain, George Grosz, Stuart Davis and Roy Lichtenstein, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition The New Japanese Painting and Sculpture

19 October 1966 to 2 January 1967

William S. Lieberman, Dorothy C. Miller, Shusaku Arakawa and Tadasky (Tadasuke Kuwayama), among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Calder: 19 Gifts from the Artist

1 February to 4 September 1967

Alexander Calder and Dorothy C. Miller were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Latin-American Art, 1931–1966, from the Museum Collection

17 March to 4 June 1967

José Clemente Orozco, Dorothy C. Miller, Diego Rivera and Roberto Matta, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition The 1960s: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum Collection

28 June to 24 September 1967

Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Alexander Calder and Claes Oldenburg, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection

17 January to 4 March 1968

Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger and Jasper Johns, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Recent Acquisitions: Painting and Sculpture

18 June to 25 August 1968

Paul Klee, Fernand Léger, André Derain and Gaston Lachaise, among others, were involved.

Curator
Photo of the exhibition Twentieth-Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection

28 May to 1 September 1969

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Paul Klee, among others, were involved.