James Cuno

James Cuno
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, J. Paul Getty Trust, USA

BA, History, Willamette Univ.; MA, Art History, Univ. of Oregon; MA & PhD, Fine Arts, Harvard. Taught at Vassar, UCLA, Dartmouth & Harvard. Former Director: UCLA's Grunwald Ctr for Graphic Arts; Dartmouth's Hood Museum of Art; Harvard Univ. Art Museums; and Prof., Courtauld Institute of Art. Former Pres. & Dir., Art Institute of Chicago. Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Board Member, Courtauld Institute of Art, Pulitzer Fdn for the Arts, ARTstor & Willamette Univ. Lectured and written on museums and cultural and public policy. Author of four books, incl.: Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public's Trust; Museums Matter: In Praise of the Encyclopedic Museum.