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Stephanie Barron, Senior Curator and Modern Art Department Head at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and has been responsible for more than 100 exhibitions over the past 40 years, several of which have been designed by Frank Gehry, including “The Russian Avant- Garde: 1910-1930: New Perspectives”; “German Expressionist Sculpture”; “ Degenerate Art: The Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany”; “Exiles + Émigrés- The Flight of European Artists from Hitler” and  recent exhibitions on Ken Price and Alexander Calder.  She has been responsible for the retrospective of David Hockney, “Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images”, “Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures”  most recently “New Objectivity: Modern German Art in the Weimar Republic, 1919-1933”. Ms. Barron has been decorated twice by the German government, receiving the Order of Merit, First Class and the Commanders Cross. Her exhibitions and publications have five times been voted the best in the United States by the International Art Critics Association. Ms. Barron is a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences, is a member of the Art Advisory Panel of the IRS. She is a trustee of the John Baldessari and Mike Kelley Foundations.