Kathleen Bickford Berzock Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Block Museum

Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, Block Museum, specializes in African art. Previously, she curated several innovative exhibits at the Art Institute of Chicago, including Benin-Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria (2008), Masterpieces from Central Africa: Selections from the Belgian Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren (1999); and Baule: African Art/Western Eyes (1998). Her co-edited book (with Christa Clark) Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display (2010) chronicles more than a century of building and presenting collections of African art in the United States.