is an independent curator, writer, art advisor and educator specializing in 20th-century architecture, design and graphics. He was until recently the executive director of the Pasadena Museum of California Art and before that the director of exhibitions and public programs at Parsons the New School for Design. Previously, he was the editor-in-chief of I.D.
magazine and a curator in the department of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, for 14 years. He has also been a professor of art and design history in the Masters program sponsored by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and Parsons as well as the Bard Graduate Center for Decorative Arts. In addition, he has taught the history of design to undergraduates at Parsons for over 10 years.
Publications include monographs on the Stenberg Brothers, Tadanori Yokoo, Seiju Toda and Arne Jacobsen as well as contributions to Phaidon’s Design Classics, Starck in Words and Objects of Desire. His essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Dwell, Travel and Leisure, Vogue, Print, Automobile, I.D., Graphis and Interiors.
Posts by Christopher Mount
OBSERVATORY: Wild at Heart: Tadanori Yokoo (07.21.10)