Tobia Bezzola Named Director of Museum Folkwang

The museum, which includes an extension by David Chipperfield. (Courtesy Rainer Halama/Wikipedia)

Tobia Bezzola, head of exhibitions at Kunsthaus Zürich, has been named the new director of the Museum Folkwang, in Essen, Germany. He had been with Kunsthaus since 1995, and had been in his current position since 2001. Mr. Bezzola has curated dozens of exhibitions, including shows of Joseph Beuys, Françis Alÿs and Thomas Struth, and has contributed essays to numerous catalogues, among them the book for the 2010 exhibition The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, which Roxana Marcoci organized at the Museum of Modern Art. Read More