Madeleine Haddon

Ph.D., 2021
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Madeleine Haddon is a curator and art historian currently working on an exhibition in collaboration with the Hispanic Society Museum & Library entitled Nuestra Casa: Rediscovering the Treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library and on Matisse: The Red Studio at The Museum of Modern Art. She is also the Special Projects Manager at the Center for Curatorial Leadership. Prior to MoMA, she was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Madeleine completed her PhD at Princeton University, where her dissertation, “Local Color: Race, Gender, and Spanishness in European Painting, 1855-1927,” focused on the preoccupation with race and color in 19th- and early 20th-century Spanish, French and American painting. Madeleine received a Fulbright Award in support of her research in Madrid at the Museo del Prado and Museo Reina Sofia. She has previously held curatorial positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, Princeton University Art Museum, the Sally and Werner H. Kramarsky Collection and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Madeleine received her B.A. in Art History from Yale University in 2012 and has presented on her scholarship in the United States, Spain, the United Kingdom and Argentina.

Recent Publications:

Sorolla: Vision of Spain in the Hispanic Society of America (Madrid: Ediciones El Viso, 2021).

Forthcoming Publications:

“Murillo’s Three Boys,” Forthcoming essay in Guillaume Kientz, ed., Murillo: From Heaven to Earth. Forth Worth: Kimbell Art Museum (2022).

“Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Travel Albums from Spain,” Forthcoming essay in Diana Greenwald and Casey Riley, ed., Travel, Respond, Assemble: Isabella Stewart Gardner. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (2023).