Bruce Altshuler is Director of the Program in Museum Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University. From 1992 to 1998 he was Director of the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York. Altshuler is the author of Biennials and Beyond: Exhibitions that Made Art History, 1962–2002; Salon to Biennial: Exhibitions that Made Art History, 1863–1959; The Avant-Garde in Exhibition: New Art in the 20th Century; and Isamu Noguchi, editor of Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art, and co-editor of Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations. He has published numerous essays on modern and contemporary art, including catalog essays for exhibitions organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Japan Society, Fundacion Juan March, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and Vitra Design Museum. From 1994 to 2000 he was a member of the graduate faculty of the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Art Critics/United States Section.