Staff bio: Genevieve Cortinovis, assistant curator of decorative arts and design

By | December 31, 2014
Genevieve Cortinovis

Genevieve Cortinovis

Genevieve Cortinovis, the assistant curator of decorative arts and design, will co-curate the St. Louis presentation of Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015 (2017) with textile conservator Zoe A. Perkins. Cortinovis co-curated St. Louis Modern (2015) an exhibition exploring midcentury-modern design in St. Louis, and curated Blow-Up: Graphic Abstraction in 1960s Design (2015). She holds a master’s degree in the history of decorative arts, design, and material culture from the Bard Graduate Center and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Barnard College, both in New York City. She is a co-author of the St. Louis Modern catalogue and a contributor to Dutch New York from East to West, published by Yale University Press. She joined the Museum in 2012, after working with traditional weavers, dyers, and printers in Cambodia.

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Recent SLAM exhibitions