Colin B. Bailey Joins Fine Arts Museums as Director
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco welcome Director Colin B. Bailey. Colin B. Bailey is an internationally-respected art historian and curator. He most recently served as Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator at The Frick Collection in New York, and he held a similar position at the National Gallery of Canada. He has also held curatorial positions at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Kimbell Art Museum in Ft. Worth. Born in London, Bailey earned his doctorate in art history at Oxford University. Bailey has organized more than two dozen exhibitions during his career and he was named one of the first fellows by the Center for Curatorial Leadership. A prolific author, Bailey won a prestigious Mitchell Prize for best art history book and has been a regular contributor to radio art shows in New York and a number of nationally-syndicated PBS broadcasts.