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The art-SITES blog features commentaries on notable, innovative creativity from the contemporary and modern eras. Included are writings on museum and gallery exhibitions, architecture, public art, and design projects.

SIDRA STICH is an art historian, museum curator, and travel writer based in San Francisco.  She received a Masters in Visual Arts Education from Harvard University and a Ph.D in Art History from UC Berkeley.  Her career comprises stints as Chief Curator at the Berkeley Art Museum and director/author of art-SITES—a series of travel guides on contemporary art, architecture, and design in France, Britain and Ireland, London, Northern Italy, Paris, Spain, and San Francisco.  She has been the recipient of fellowships at The American Academy in Berlin, Stanford Institute on Women and Gender, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Getty Museum Leadership Institute, and Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art.  She has also held teaching positions at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Washington University (St. Louis), University of San Francisco, and Mills College.

Exhibitions curated by Sidra Stich include:  Yves KleinAnxious Visions: Surrealist ArtMade in USA: An Americanization in Modern Art–the 50s & 60sRosemarie TrockelJoan Miró: The Development of a Sign LanguageJay DeFeo: Works on PaperHans Hofmann, Brancusi: Photo Reflection, and New World (Dis)Order.  These exhibitions were accompanied by full-length catalogues.

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