Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Phillips Collection's New Incoming Director, Dorothy Kosinsky

The Washington Post ran an article this weekend about Dorothy Kosinski’s impending arrival from the Dallas Museum of Art. The article highlights changes the new incoming director plans to bring to the Phillips Collection: She hopes to raise $40 million in endowment funds and focus on more cohesive exhibitions.

Kosinski is charged with reengaging the Phillips with work by living artists -- much of which, today, is geared toward countering precisely the sleek, modernist aesthetic the museum's founded on. There'll be some juggling to do.

Read Blake Gopnick's article Here

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