Christian Rattemeyer

Christian Rattemeyer

Program

MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014

Institution

Museum of Modern Art

Title

Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints

Christian Rattemeyer joined The Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2007 as the Harvey S. Shipley Miller Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings (now Drawings and Prints). At MoMA, Rattemeyer curated the exhibitions Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan (2012); Eyes Closed/Eyes Open: Recent Acquisitions in Drawing (2012); Projects 95: Runa Islam (2011); I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing(2011); Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection (2009); and Lines, Grids, Stains, Words(2007). From 2003 to 2007, Rattemeyer was the curator at Artists Space in New York, where he oversaw and curated over sixty projects, including the group exhibitions Establishing Shot, Repeat Performance, Based on a True Story, and Model Modernisms. Prior to that, Rattemeyer worked for Documenta11 in Kassel as Communication Editor. He also founded and codirected OSMOS, an independent project space in Berlin (1997-98), and curated several film festivals about architecture in Berlin (1998, 2000), Los Angeles (2001), London (2003), and New York (2005). His most recent book is Exhibiting the New Art, Op Losse Schroeven and When Attitudes Become Form 1969 (London: Afterall Publishers, 2010). Rattemeyer has published widely on contemporary art and is a regular contributor to art publications such as Parkett, Texte zur Kunst, and Artforum.