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Darrin Alfred

  • Associate Curator of Architecture, Design and Graphics at the Denver Art Museum

    Darrin is the associate curator of architecture, design and graphics. In this capacity, his primary responsibilities include the acquisition, presentation, and interpretation of objects in the collection of architecture, design, and graphics and the organization of special exhibitions. Darrin was responsible for the organization of the exhibitions, Rebranded: Polish Film Posters for the American Western (2014); Pattern Play: The Contemporary Designs of Jacqueline Groag (2013); and The Psychedelic Experience: Rock Posters from the San Francisco Bay Area, 1965–71 (2009); among others. He also coordinated the Denver presentation of Yves Saint Laurent – The Retrospective (2012), organized by the Denver Art Museum and Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent. From 2000 to 2007, Darrin served as assistant curator and curatorial associate in the Department of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In 2012, Darrin was included in Surface magazine’s first annual Portfolio of American Influence, an index of American curators, entrepreneurs, educators, critics, and tastemakers, who are defying conventions, taking risks, and experimenting with new models of creativity.

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