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Gregory Wittkopp

Gregory Wittkopp, Director of the Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research, Cranbrook …
Gregory Wittkopp, Director of the Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research, Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA. Photo: Courtesy: Stefan Falke Photography Archive.

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Gregory Wittkopp is Director of the Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA.

He held the dual role of Director of Cranbrook Art Museum and the Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research (2011-15) until focusing his attention full-time on the Center in August 2015.

He holds an MA in Art History from Wayne State University and a BS in Architecture from the University of Michigan.

Under his leadership, the Museum conceived and completed its 2007-11 renovation and construction project that included the addition of the new state-of-the-art Collections Wing. The Art Museum has grown in terms of programming, collections development, fundraising, membership, and attendance.

His research and publications have focused on Cranbrook and its artists and include the book Saarinen House and Garden: A Total Work of Art. Recent curatorial projects and exhibition catalogs include My Brain Is in My Inkstand: Drawing as Thinking and Process (2013), The Anatomy of a Home: Anders Ruhwald at Saarinen House (2013) and No Object Is an Island: New Dialogues with the Cranbrook Collection (2011).

Gregory Wittkopp was a mobile workshop expert at the 5th International Forum for Sustainable Construction dedicated to “Infrastructure Space” held April 7-9, 2016 in Detroit, USA.

Last Updated: April 20, 2016
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