Met Photo Fellow Russell Lord Heads to New Orleans Museum of Art

Russell Lord (Photo: Eileen Travell)

The New Orleans Museum of Art has announced the hire of Russell Lord as its new curator of photographs. Mr. Lord previously served in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s department of photography as a Jane and Morgan Whitney fellow.

Mr. Lord took his graduate studies at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and previously worked as director at the the Upper East Side photography gallery Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photographs, which specializes in extremely early photographic works. The newly named curator has also worked as a curatorial assistant at the Yale University Art Gallery, in its department of prints, drawings and photographs.