Christine Y. Kim

Title: Associate Curator of Contemporary Art

Artist Affiliation: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Christine Y. Kim is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and curator of Isaac Julien: Playtime (2019) and Julie Mehretu, a mid-career survey of of the artist’s work to open this November. Kim also organized Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination (2015–16); James Turrell: A Retrospective (2013–14), which was awarded first place for the Best Monographic Museum Exhibition in the U.S. by the International Art Critics Association (AICA-USA) in 2014, and Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection (2011) among others. Kim was co-curator of Ends and Exits: The Politics of Participation in the Post-Internet Age, 12th Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2018); curatorial adviser for Prospect 3: Notes for Now, New Orleans (2014) and guest curator of Art Public at the Bass Museum for Art Basel Miami Beach (2011 and 2012). Prior to her move to Los Angeles, Kim was Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2000–2008) where she curated solo and group exhibitions including Flow (2008), Kehinde Wiley: World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar (2008), Frequency (2005), Black Belt (2003), and Freestyle (2001). Kim has received numerous honors and awards, and had lectured at museums and universities internationally.  

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