Andree H Bober
Andrée Bober is a curator and arts administrator who has worked with some of the most promising and admired artists of our time. In 2008, she founded Landmarks, the public art collection of The University of Texas at Austin. Her project with the Metropolitan Museum of Art led to the long-term loan of twenty-eight modern and contemporary sculptures, including pieces by Louise Bourgeois, Tony Smith, and Ursula von Rydingsvard. Bober has since acquired and commissioned additional works by Mark Di Suvero, David Ellis, Ben Rubin, Monika Bravo, Sol LeWitt, James Turrell, Casey Reas, Nancy Rubins, and Michael Ray Charles. She also curates Landmarks Video, an ongoing series of video art established in 2010.
Prior to Austin, Bober led the Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati through the successful completion of its Zaha Hadid-designed facility, after which the architect won the 2004 Pritzker Architecture Prize. As deputy and then acting director, she curated the exhibitions "SPRAWL" (2002) and Susan Unterberg: A Retrospective (2004).
Her recent publications include "Landmarks" (2015), and "The Collections: The University of Texas at Austin" (2016).
Bober studied art history and museology at The University of Texas at Austin, practiced painting conservation in Vienna, Austria, and earned a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Columbia University, Teacher's College in New York. She has led curatorial and administrative projects for the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and the Bard Graduate Center for the Study of Decorative Arts.