• Donna Gustafson
  • Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
  • Moderator

Bio: Donna Gustafson is the Curator of American Art and the Mellon Director for Academic Programs at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University. Her publications and exhibition projects at the Zimmerli include Tiananmen Square, 1989: Photographs by Khiang H. Hei (2019); Subjective Objective: A Century of Social Photography (2017); Jessie Krimes: Apokaluptein: 16389067 (2014); Rachel Perry Welty 24/7 (2012); at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers (2011); Water (2010) and Lalla Essaydi: Les femmes du Maroc (2010). She is coauthor with Andrés Mario Zervigón of Subjective Objective: A Century of Social Photography (Hirmer, 2017), and the author of George Segal in Black and White: Photographs by Donald Lokuta (Zimmerli, 2015), Amelia and the Animals: The Photographs of Robin Schwartz (Aperture, 2014), Almost Human: Dolls and Robots in Contemporary Art (Hunterdon Art Museum, 2005), and Images from the World Between: The Circus in Twentieth-Century American Art (MIT Press, 2001). She has published reviews and articles, presented papers, and participated in symposia and panels on a variety of topics in photography, American, and contemporary art. Her current project is an exhibition on the image and texts of the American activist and scholar Angela Davis to open at the Zimmerli Art Museum in 2020.