Sean Anderson

Assoc Curator, Dept of Architecture & Design
The Museum of Modern Art

Sean Anderson is Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art. A Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, he has degrees in architectural design and history from Cornell and Princeton Universities and a Ph.D in art history from UCLA. He has practiced as an architect and taught in Afghanistan, Australia, India, Italy, Morocco, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. Published widely, his book, Modern Architecture and its Representation in Colonial Eritrea (2015) was nominated for the AIFC Bridge Book Award for Non-Fiction. His first exhibition, Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter reflects a strong commitment to understanding the lives and spaces of refugees around the world.

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