| Michael R. Taylor|| Michael Taylor|
| University of Edinburgh (MA)
Courtauld Institute of Art, London (MA)
Courtauld Institute of Art, London (PhD)|Michael R. Taylor (museum director) Wikipedia
Dr. Michael R. Taylor is a curator, author, and expert in modern and contemporary art with a focus on Dada, Surrealism, and the work of Marcel Duchamp. With a Ph.D in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, he was a Curator of Modern Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from 1997 until 2011, and Director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire from 2011 until 2015 In May 2015, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts announced its appointment of Dr. Taylor as Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Art and Education.