A photograph of Alex Man by Libby Weiler.

Crawford Alexander Mann III

Curator (Prints and Drawings)

Crawford Alexander Mann III is the curator of prints and drawings at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; he joined the museum’s staff in April 2017. Mann’s responsibilities include research, exhibitions, and acquisitions related to the museum’s collection of approximately 25,000 prints, drawings, and watercolors dating from the eighteenth century to the present. His research interests include Italian-American artistic exchange on the Grand Tour, artists of the American South, the impact of East Asian watercolor and printmaking traditions on American art, and the evolving visual constructions of masculinity, femininity, and gender. See full staff bio