Biography: Jane Adlin
Jane Adlin is associate curator for design and architecture in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has curated a number of exhibitions, including Calder Jewelry, The Art of Betty Woodman, One of a Kind: The Studio Craft Movement, and Art Deco Paris. She has co-curated many other exhibitions, including Santiago Calatrava: Sculpture into Architecture, Cartier 1900–1939, and American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age. Adlin has lectured and published widely, and has been an adjunct professor at the Cooper-Hewitt Graduate Program in Decorative Arts. She also serves on the boards of several arts-focused non-profits. Currently, she is preparing two exhibitions set to open in 2013: an exhibition on the Jewelry of JAR and an exhibition culled from the museum’s own holdings on the history of the dressing table.