Elisabeth Millqvist has been named the new director of the Moderna Museet’s Malmö department of the preeminent Stockholm contemporary and contemporary art institution.
Millqvist will choose the helm on August 1, succeeding Iris Müller-Westermann, who has led the museum due to the fact 2017. Müller-Westermann will stay on as a curator at the Moderna Museet.
She joins Malmö from the Wanås Konst Sculpture Park, where she served since 2011 as co-director and inventive director. Her tenure at the park, which counts some 70 long lasting web site-precise set up, was marked by the addition of many will work designed specially for the sprawling grounds, including items by Igshaan Adams, William Forsythe, Yoko Ono, and Rana Begum.
Working with co-director Mattias Givell, she substantially expanded the park’s dance and general performance method with an emphasis on new commissions.
“It has often been of central worth for me to work closely with artists and to assistance new jobs,” Millqvist claimed in a statement. She continued: “In Malmö, the museum has been part of the artwork scene for twelve several years, and it is nevertheless being shaped by the metropolis, the arts community, and the workers. The museum is in a dynamic period, and I am very pleased to be entrusted with the possibility to lead its progress.”
Situated in the smaller island of Skeppsholmen in central Stockholm, the Moderna Museet’s principal web page is renowned for proudly owning one of the very best collections of fashionable art in Europe.
In 2009, the museum expanded to the southern coastal town Malmö the new location opened in a former electricity plant that was revamped with a hanging orange perforated façade. The two establishments sustain exhibition applications that are impartial of just one another.