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About the CuratorTerrie Sultan
Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston
Terrie Sultan, Director of Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston since 2000, is the organizing curator of Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration. During her more than 17 years as a museum professional, Ms. Sultan has organized more than 40 exhibitions and publications, and introduced the work of many emerging artists, often providing them their first museum exposure and interpretive writing.
Ms. Sultan has traveled extensively throughout the United States and abroad and lectured on issues related to contemporary visual art and culture. An accomplished author, in addition to Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration (Princeton University Press), she has published: Seeing and Believing: The Art of Nancy Burson, co-authored with Lynn Gumpert (Twin Palms Press, Santa Fe); Donald Lipski: A Brief History of Twine (Madison Art Center, distributed by DAP/Distributed Art Publishers, New York); Kerry James Marshall (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York); Ida Applebroog: Nothing Personal (Corcoran Gallery of Art, distributed by DAP/Distributed Art Publishers, New York), and several exhibition catalogues, including Angela Grauerholz: Reading Room for the Working Artist and Bob Knox: Non-Fiction Paintings (Blaffer Gallery) Painting Outside Painting, and Robert Morris: Inability to Endure or Deny the World (Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC).