Wim de Wit
Wim de Wit studied architectural history at the Catholic University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. After graduation, he was appointed as a scholarly researcher responsible for the collections at the Netherlands Documentation Center for Architecture in Amsterdam. Upon his arrival in the United States, he worked at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York as a guest curator and then as curator for architecture at the Chicago Historical Society. At The Getty Research Institute, he has organized a number of exhibitions including “Shaping the Great City: Modern Architecture in Central Europe, 1890-1937,” “Julius Shulman’s Los Angeles,” “Julius Shulman, Modernity and the Metropolis,” and “Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky.” He was a member of the board of the International Confederation of Architectural Museums, where he also served as president. He has also served on the board of the Society of Architectural Historians.