Diane Waldman is a renowned art historian, having served as the Deputy Director and Senior Curator of the Guggenheim for 14 years. She rose to this position during her 31-year tenure at the Guggenheim, which began in 1965 when she joined the museum as a curatorial fellow. Her groundbreaking exhibitions and published monographs of acclaimed artists Joseph Cornell, Roy Lichtenstein, Max Ernst, Arshile Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Jenny Holzer, Georg Baselitz, and Ellsworth Kelly have made her a seminal figure in the art of the twentieth century. Her non-fiction monographs have been published by Abrams, Thames & Hudson, Abbeville, among others.
She is currently at work on a series of art mysteries, and on her memoir.