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Sara Softness

Sara Softness

Assistant Curator, Special Projects

Sara Softness joined us in April 2016, contributing to exhibitions and initiatives such as Philippe Parreno: My Room Is Another Fish Bowl; Infinite Blue; the Avant Museology symposium; The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America; and The Brooklyn Conference. Sara coordinated the Museum’s presentation of Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo. She also serves as a curatorial liaison for the Young Leadership Council.  

Previously she was curatorial associate at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where she assisted with Maurizio Cattelan: “America” (2016) and Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better (2016). Sara received her B.A. in Art History and French from Amherst College, and her M.A. in European and Russian Studies from Yale University. She has held positions at The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Artsy, and the Studio Museum in Harlem.