General director Abaris Books, Norwalk, Connecticut, since 1989. Consultant Museo y Biblioteca Comunale, Urbania/Casteldurante, Italy, since 1992, Cathedral Museum, Mdina, Malta, since 1993. Consultant, president Comitato Scientifico Museo Civico, Taverna, Italy, since 1996.
Providing both authorized biography and artistic analysis, this book draws on previously unpublished correspondence to describe the emergence of the American artist Fairfield Porter as a figurative painter in the post-war decades of Abstract Expressionism who struggled to achieve recognition.
Collections arranged Five by Five: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1973, Postwar Paintings from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Regional Arts Center, Danville, Kentucky, 1973-1974, Prints and Drawings in Italy Circa 1600, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1974, Italian Baroque Paintings from New York Private Collections, Art Museum, Princeton University, 1980, Italian Still Life Paintings from Three Centuries Traveling Exhibition, 1983, Baroque Portraiture in Italy Traveling Exhibition, 1984-1985, Crespi and the Emergence of Genre Painting in Italy, Kimbell Art Museum, 1986. New York Corresponding The Burlington magazine, London, 1978-1983. Guest curator Ringling Museum Art, 1982-1984, Kimbell Art Museum, 1983-1986.
Editor The Illustrated Bartsch, volunteer XIX, parts 1-3, 1982. Author: The Age of Monarchy, 1987, Fairfield Porter: An American Classic, 1992, Catalogue of Italian Paintings in the Cincinnati Art Museum, 1993, Masaccio, 1995, Fra Angelico, 1996, Catalogo Delle Opere di Mattia e Gregorio Preti a Taverna, 1997, Disegni per la Maiolica Rinascimentale di Castedurante, (with Paul Magriel) A Connoisseur's Guide to the Met, 1988, Mattia Preti Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings, 1999, Mattia Preti The Collected Documents, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journal.