Philippe Vergne has served as Director of the Dia Art Foundation in New York since 2008, following his tenure as Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where he inaugurated over twenty-five international exhibitions. He was co-curator with Chrissie Iles of the 2006 Whitney Biennial. In 2008 he organized Kara Walker: My Compliment, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love, which was awarded the best monograph museum show nationally by the International Association of Art Critics. Vergnes Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers traveled from the Hirshhorn Museum to the Walker Art Center in 201011.
The Now Museum
The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models New Museum CUNY Graduate Center What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? The last two decades has seen an unimaginable diversification of the museum as a place for exhibiting art and telling histories, producing innovative education models, promoting international collaborations, forming alternative archives, and […]read more »