Howard N. Fox is an independent curator and art writer, having served as Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1985 through 2008, where he produced many exhibitions and their catalogues - among them Robert Longo; A Primal Spirit: Ten Contemporary Japanese Sculptors; Lari Pittman; and Eleanor Antin. He was a co-organizer of Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity 1900 - 2000, Tim Hawkinson; Phantom Visions: Art after the Chicano Movement; and contributed a lead essay to the exhibition catalogue Los Angeles 1955 - 1985: Birth of an Artistic Capital, organized by the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Most recently, in 2010, he curated Steve Rodin: In Between, a twenty-year survey of the Pasadena-based painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and sound artist, for the Armory Center for the Arts.
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