Barnett, Vivian Endicott
Vivian Endicott Barnett is an independent art historian and curator. She was a curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum for many years, where she supervised the Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archive in the 1980s. For her research on early twentieth-century American private collectors, she has been awarded two fellowships by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick. Barnett has published widely on collectors who acquired works by Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Alexei Jawlensky. Recently, she completed a lengthy manuscript on the Chicago lawyer Arthur Jerome Eddy, and curated exhibitions for the Neue Galerie: Museum for German and Austrian Art in New York.