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Brandeis names Luis A. Croquer new director of the Rose Art Museum

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Brandeis University has named Luis A. Croquer as the Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum, effective July 14. Croquer is currently the deputy director of exhibitions, collections and programs at the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington in Seattle, and was previously the director and chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.  

A native of El Salvador who has lived and worked around the world, Croquer possesses deep curatorial expertise and knowledge of the national and international arts community. He combines intellectual rigor with boldness, and is regarded as a visionary thinker in the realm of contemporary art and ideas. 

With this important appointment, we celebrate the deep legacy and rich future of the arts at Brandeis,” said Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz. “The Rose has undergone a period of rebirth and renewal, and is now poised for even greater artistic prominence. Having a director with Luis’ extraordinary talents is a great gift, for our students and for the international art world.”

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Categories: Campus News
Date: May 15, 2017