Johanna Burton

Johanna Burton

Class

CCL Class of 2019

Institution

New Museum

Title

Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement

Johanna Burton is Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the New Museum in New York. Burton has curated or cocurated exhibitions including Sherrie Levine: Mayhem at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2011); Haim Steinbach: once again the world is flat at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (2013); Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); and, at the New Museum, XFR STN (2013), Cheryl Donegan: Scenes and Commercials (2016), Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room (2016), A.K. Burns: Shabbybut Thriving (2017), and Trigger: Gender As A Tool And A Weapon (2017), among other projects. She is the editor of Cindy Sherman (October Files, MIT Press, 2006); coeditor, with Shannon Jackson and Dominic Willsdon, of Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good (New Museum and MIT Press, 2016); and coeditor, with Reina Gossett and Eric A. Stanley, of Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility (New Museum/MIT, 2018). Prior to joining the New Museum, Burton held positions including director of the graduate program at CCS Bard and associate director of the Whitney Independent Study Program.