John W. Coffey

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John W. Coffey is an American author and art historian. He was born on March 12, 1954 and attended Needham B. Broughton High School. He received his undergraduate degrees in history and art history from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and received his masters in art history from Williams College. He currently is Deputy Director for Art and Curator of American and Modern Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art[1] and was instrumental in making the museum a nationally renowned institution. He has published numerous articles, as well as several books and exhibition catalogues such as The Landscapes of Louis Remy Mignot: A Southern Painter Abroad with Katherine E. Manthorne and Moshe Kupferman: Between Oblivion and Remembrance.


  1. ^ Grimes, William (9 February 1997). "A Landscape Master Lost in the Shadows". The New York Times. p. 41. Retrieved 6 October 2010.