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Genevieve Cortinovis
Genevieve Cortinovis

Genevieve Cortinovis, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, co-curated the St. Louis presentation of Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015 (2017) and St. Louis Modern (2015), 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

Notable media appearances and mentions

Recent SLAM exhibitions

  • Printing the Pastoral: Visions of the Countryside in 18th-Century Europe (2019)
  • Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015 (2017)
  • Cross-Pollination: Flowers in 18th-Century European Textiles and Porcelain (2017)
  • St. Louis Modern (2015)
  • Blow-Up: Graphic Abstraction in 1960s Design (2015)

Television and video

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