New Museum, New Curator: Eungie Joo for the “Generational” Triennial

The New Museum announces the appointment of Eungie Joo, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Programs, as the next curator of “The Generational,” which will open in the spring of 2012. “The Generational,” the New Museum’s signature Triennial, is an important showcase for emerging artists from around the world. The first edition of the Triennial “Younger than Jesus”opened in the spring of 2009, and included work by fifty artists from twenty-five countries all under the age of thirty-three. 

Currently on view at the New Museum is Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty. For his first large-scale solo presentation in an American museum, Urs Fischer has taken over all three of the New Museum’s gallery floors to create a series of immersive installations and hallucinatory environments.

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