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SculptureCenter Names Ben Whine Associate Director

Ben Whine. Courtesy Patrick McMullan

SculptureCenter has named Ben Whine associate director, Mary Ceruti, the institution’s executive director and chief curator, announced today. Mr. Whine will begin his post September 2, just before SculptureCenter will unveil a new expansion and renovation in October.

Mr. Whine comes from the Guggenheim, where he worked in development and fundraising. He previously held jobs in museum Read More

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New Museum Promotes Massimiliano Gioni to Artistic Director


The New Museum announced today that curator Massimiliano Gioni has been promoted to the position of artistic director. Mr. Gioni is behind several of the museum’s blockbuster shows, including “Carsten Höller: Experience,” “Urs Fischer,” “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star,” “Ostalgia,” “Younger Than Jesus” and, more recently, solo shows featuring Pawel Althamer Read More

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Martino Stierli Appointed Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA

Stierli. (Courtesy MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that Martino Stierli has been appointed their new chief curator of architecture and design. Mr. Stierli is the Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the Institute of Art History of the University of Zurich. He replaces Barry Bergdoll, who left the museum to return to work in Columbia’s Art History department last year. Read More

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MoMA Names Michelle Elligott Chief of Archives

Elligott. (Courtesy MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art has tapped Michelle Elligott to be its chief of archives, a newly created position that will be in charge of “acquiring, preserving, and making accessible archival and primary source collections related to 20th- and 21st-century art,” according to a news release from the museum. Milan Hughston, the current chief of library and museum archives, will take on the title chief of library, which is also a new position. Read More