Barbara Slifka, a former fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, has been selected to the Guggenheim’s board of trustees, according to a press release from the museum. The decision was made at a December 14th board meeting.
Ms. Slifka worked for Harper’s Bazaar for more than 40 years and is president of the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation, which has supported Guggenheim exhibitions like “The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910–1918” (2011), “Broken Forms: European Modernism from the Guggenheim Collection” (2010–11), and “Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection” (2010).
Ms. Slifka is an active patron of the arts, seving on the boards of trustees for numerous institutions including the New York City ballet and the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton. She also serves as a director of the Halcyon foundation.