The New York Times reports that the Pompidou Center in Paris has hired Sylvia Chivaratanond to be its first adjunct curator based in New York.
Ms. Chivaratanond will be, according to The Times, “keeping the Paris curators up to speed on the contemporary art scene,” which sounds like a pretty sweet gig.
Here’s some info on Ms.Chivaratanond from the press release.
Art historian, independent curator and critic Ms. Chivaratanond holds art history degrees from Leicester University and UCLA. Her notable curatorial projects include exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Tate Gallery in London and the 2003 Venice Biennale. Over the past ten years she has overseen exhibitions and publications with contemporary artists including Dan Graham, Cady Noland, Christian Marclay, Isaac Julien, Robert Gober, Matthew Barney, Catherine Opie, Ed Ruscha, Sturtevant, James Lee Byars, and Bas Jan Ader
Read the whole release here.