Reto Thüring

Reto Thüring

Class

CCL Class of 2016

Institution

Cleveland Museum of Art

Title

Curator of Contemporary Art

Institution at time of Fellowship

Cleveland Museum of Art

Residency

Whitney Museum of American Art

Mentor

Adam Weinberg, Whitney Museum of American Art

Reto Thüring is curator of contemporary art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where he is responsible for overseeing the museum’s collection of contemporary artwork and the programming of exhibitions at the museum and the Transformer Station. He studied at the University of Basel and wrote his dissertation on Venetian portraiture of the 16th century. Since 2004, Thüring’s primary focus has been working with contemporary art and artists as a curator, editor, and art critic. Recent projects at the Cleveland Museum of Art include installations and solo exhibitions with Julia Wachtel, Jennifer Bartlett, Martin Creed, Fred Wilson, Janet Cardiff, Damián Ortega, Roman Signer, Ragnar Kjartansson, and the group exhibition The Unicorn at Transformer Station. For 2016 Thüring is working on a comprehensive exhibition on the work of Albert Oehlen.