Paul Martineau is an Associate Curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
A native of Massachusetts, he received his BA in Art from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and his MA in art history from Williams College. Before joining the Getty Museum in 2003, he worked at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in the William Morris Hunt Library and at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. His first exhibition organized for the Clark in 2002 was Stockbridge Portfolio: Photographs of George H. Seeley. Since then, Martineau has organized numerous exhibitions for the Getty covering a diverse range of topics that span from the mid- nineteenth century to the late twentieth century including In Focus: The Nude and Eliot Porter: In the Realm of Nature. Among the most recent: In Focus: Still Life (2011), Portraits of Renown: Photography and the Cult of Celebrity (2012), Herb Ritts: L.A. Style (2012), and In Focus: Robert Mapplethorpe (2012).
Martineau is the author of several books and articles. His most recent publications are: Paul Outerbridge: Command Performance (2009), Still Life in Photography (2011), Herb Ritts: L.A. Style (2012) and Eliot Porter: In the Realm of Nature (2012). He is currently working on an exhibition of the photographs of Minor White and his next book, The Nude in Photographs is expected to be released in fall/winter of 2013.
Mr. Martineau will attend the opening reception of PORTFOLIO and will give a Juror talk the following morning.
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