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: Shabby but 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.
This January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed its twelfth class of Fellows to New York City for the beginning of their five-month Fellowship. Over the two-week intensive, they received instruction from Columbia Business School professors and met with leaders in the field, delving into different approaches to leadership ... Read More >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has selected twelve curators for participation in the 2019 class of its annual Fellowship. Following the organization’s most competitive review process to date, the cohort chosen for the program will convene from January through May 2019. The program includes three weeks of in-session instruction, ... Read More >
Johanna Burton (CCL 2018) has been nameed Director of the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University. Previously the director and curator of education and public engagement at the New Museum in New York City, Burton will begin her Directorship at the Wexner in March. “Johanna is the perfect ... Read More >