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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Riva (Esther) Castleman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1930 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Riva was born and raised in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Riva began her career at the Art Institute of Chicago as an assistant curator. She went on to work in various departments at the New York Museum of Modern Art and finished her career as the deputy director for curatorial affairs.

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