Goodrich, Lloyd(1897–1987) curator, art critic; born in Nutley, N.J. He studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design, and was an editor in New York City (1923–31). He wrote extensively on such artists as Thomas Eakins and Winslow Homer, and was curator and director of the Whitney Museum of Art (1935–71).
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