CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Dr. Alan Chong Director and CEO, Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA


Member of CODART since 2021

Member of CODART from 1998 to 2011

Areas of specialization

  • 17th-century Dutch art
  • Cross-cultural art: Asia and Europe
  • History of Collecting
  • Aelbert Cuyp

Exhibitions curated since 1999

Selected publications


‘The Gothic experience: Re-creating history in American museums’
Alan Chong
Article in Journal of the History of the Collections 27, no. 2 (May 2015)


‘Sri Lankan ivories for the Dutch and Portuguese’
Alan Chong
Article in Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, vol. 5, no. 2 (2013)


‘Mrs. Gardner’s museum of myth’
Alan Chong
Article in RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, no. 52 (Autumn 2007), pp. 212–20


“Aristocratic imaginings: Aelbert Cuyp’s patrons and collectors”
Alan Chong
Essay and entries in Aelbert Cuyp, edited by Arthur K. Wheelock, catalogue of exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery, London and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam in 2001


‘Contained under the name of still life: The associations of still-life painting’
Alan Chong
Essay in Still-Life Paintings from the Netherlands, 1550–1720, co-edited with Wouter Kloek, catalogue of an exhibition held at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1999


Johannes Vermeer: Gezicht op Delft
Alan Chong
Hilversum (Gottmer/Becht) 1992

De zichtbaere werelt: Art in 17th-Century Dordrecht
Alan Chong and others
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht in 1992


‘The market for landscape painting in 17th-century Holland’
Essay, entries and biographies in Masters of 17th-Century Dutch Landscape Painting, edited by Peter Sutton
Catalogue of exhibition held at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1987)

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