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Karin Hindsbo Named Director of Tate Trendy

Karin Hindsbo Named Director of Tate Trendy

Karin Hindsbo Named Director of Tate Modern

Karin Hindsbo, the director of Norway’s lately opened Nationwide Museum, has been appointed director of London’s Tate Trendy, among the many world’s most distinguished and well-attended museums. Moving into the position in September, the Danish-born Hindsbo will substitute Frances Morris, who introduced her intention to retire from the museum in 2016 to give attention to curatorial initiatives and local weather change.

Hindsbo stated she was “past excited” to take the job and that “a few of my best experiences encountering artwork” occurred on the museum, situated in London’s former Bankside Energy Station on the River Thames. “I’m wanting to proceed the magnificent work being completed, creating a novel and provoking museum for a large and numerous viewers.”

Maria Balshaw, director of Tate—which consists of 4 Tate museums: Trendy, Britain, Liverpool, and St Ives—famous the success of the Nationwide Museum, whose creation Hindsbo was tasked with overseeing in 2017. The Oslo museum merges the collections of 4 establishments; its 400,000 objects make it the most important museum within the Nordic nations. Though the Dane was criticized within the Norwegian press for her managing model, acquisition selections, and delays, the museum was unveiled final June to constructive critiques.

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“Her nuanced and numerous method to expressing nationwide and transnational inventive ecologies chimes with Tate Trendy’s ethos brilliantly,” Balshaw stated. “Working alongside the excellent crew at Tate Trendy, I do know Karin will deliver imaginative and prescient, creativity and a spirit of inventive ambition that may allow us to proceed reaching new heights within the years to come back.”

Hindsbo has additionally labored because the director of Kode in Bergen (2014–17), Sørlandets Kunstmuseum in Kristiansand (2012–14), Kunsthal Aarhus (2009–11), and Copenhagen’s Den Frie Centre for Up to date Artwork (2006–08), along with modifying the Danish journal  Øjeblikket. She studied on the Aarhus College and the Humboldt College of Berlin.


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