Staff bio: Judith W. Mann, curator of European art to 1800

By | January 1, 2015
Judith W. Mann

Judith W. Mann

Judith W. Mann, the curator of European art to 1800. In 2017, she will co-curate the exhibition Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection. Since joining the Museum in 1988, she has reinstalled the collections of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and 18th-century European painting and sculpture three times, and organized two major international exhibitions. Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi: Father and Daughter Painters in Baroque Italy opened at Rome’s Palazzo Venezia and later was seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Saint Louis Art Museum. The 2012 exhibition Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master was subsequently presented at the National Gallery, London, and received the Association of Art Museum Curators’ Outstanding Monographic Exhibition Award. Mann is preparing an exhibition devoted to the practice of painting on stone surfaces. She holds a graduate degree and doctorate from Washington University.

Notable media appearances and mentions

Television and video

Recent SLAM exhibitions

  • Louis IX: King, Saint, Namesake (2014)
  • Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master (2012)
  • The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy (2010)