| Ann Philbin|
Ann Philbin is an American museum director. Since 1999, she has been director of the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; before this she was the director of the Drawing Center in New York City.
Philbin received her BA in art history from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, in 1976 and her MA in museum studies/arts administration from New York University.
After Henry Hopkins retired in 1998, Philbin was appointed director of the Hammer Museum in 1999. Philbin oversees a complex group of art holdings, including collections amassed by Armand Hammer and UCLA's Murphy Sculpture Garden and Grunwald Center, a 45,000-piece graphic arts trove. The newest addition is a rapidly growing collection of contemporary art with 1,000 pieces in place, strongest in works on paper and Southern California art.
From 2005 to 2012, Philbin was ranked in ArtReview's Power 100.
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