Reto Thüring

Reto Thüring

Program

CCL Class of 2016

Institution

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Title

Chair, Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art and Arthur K. Solomon Curator of Modern 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 Chair of Modern, Contemporary, and Decorative Art, and Performing Arts and 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. Projects at the Cleveland Museum of Art include installations and solo exhibitions with Albert Oehlen, Kara Walker, Dan Graham, Roman Signer, Martin Creed, Jennifer Bartlett, Fred Wilson, Janet Cardiff, Ai Weiwei, Damián Ortega, Ragnar Kjartansson, and the group show The Unicorn.

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2016-06-03

Program Highlights | CCL 2016 Draws To A Close in NYC

Highlights from the Final Week of CCL 2016 The conclusion of the 2016 CCL program took place in New York during the final week of May. Twelve curators—some local, others from as far as Hong Kong, London, and Honolulu—joined CCL in the city for six days of business coursework, meetings ... Read More >

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2015-11-03

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2016 Fellows

​ Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces Selection of Ninth Class of Curatorial Fellows Twelve Curators to Convene in 2016 for Five Months of Intensive Training   The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has announced its ninth class of curatorial fellows, which includes twelve outstanding individuals from arts organizations in the ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2018-05-04

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston names Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) as Chair, Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art and Arthur K. Solomon Curator of Modern Art

We are delighted for Reto Thüring (CCL 2016), who will be joining the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as its Chair, Linde Family Wing of Contemporary Art and Arthur K. Solomon Curator of Modern Art. Since 2012, Reto has been a curator at The Cleveland Museum of Art, where he most recently chaired ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2017-03-08

Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) and Theresa Papanikolas (CCL 2016) Promoted to Leadership Positions

Curators Reto Thüring and Theresa Papanikolas have each been promoted to positions of greater leadership within their respective institutions. Reto Thüring (CCL 2016) has been named the Chair of Modern, Contemporary, and Decorative Art, and Performing Arts and Curator of Contemporary Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Since joining the ... Read More >