Sarah E. Kleinman is an Art History Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, U.S., specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art and Museum Studies. This website is a repository for Kleinman's artwork prior to her pursuit of graduate study.
Kleinman's forthcoming dissertation investigates the late Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) curator Kynaston McShine (1935–2018), who organized some of the most consequential art exhibitions of the late twentieth century. From August 2018 through June 2019, Kleinman was a Fulbright Fellow residing in McShine's homeland of Trinidad and Tobago.
Kleinman holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science, Art History, and Studio Art from the University of Colorado at Boulder (2010) and a Master of Arts in Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University (summa cum laude, 2016). Her graduate work has been supported through a 2014–16 graduate teaching assistantship in the Department of Art History at VCU, the 2016–17 Hamad-bin-Khalifa Assistantship in Art History at VCU and VCUarts Qatar, the 2018–19 Fulbright Program through the United States Department of State and the Institute of International Education (IIE), and the 2018–19 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Graduate Fellowship for Art History.