These battlefield set-backs were extremely common said Gareth Williams, curator of “Vikings: Life and Legend.”
A Whitney curator, Chrissie Iles, invited him to bring Caligula to the 2006 Whitney Biennial.
“When she had this idea, I thought, ‘God, she’s going to kill herself,” MoMA curator Klaus Biesenbach recalls in the movie.
mid-14c., from Latin curator "overseer, manager, guardian," agent noun from curatus, past participle of curare (see cure (v.)). Originally of those put in charge of minors, lunatics, etc.; meaning "officer in charge of a museum, library, etc." is from 1660s.