Opening of the 38th EGOS Colloquium 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 08:30–10:30 CEST
Campus WU Vienna, Form Learning and Library Center

 

Keynote

by Jasper Sharp

Jasper Sharp (born 1975) is a British curator and art historian. Following his studies at the University of Edinburgh, he worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, between 1999–2005 as the Head of Exhibitions and Collections. After some time in New York, he moved to Vienna and was invited to conceive a new program of modern and contemporary art exhibitions for the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Between 2011–2021, he curated exhibitions of artists including Joseph Cornell, Susan Philipsz, Lucian Freud, Kathleen Ryan, and Mark Rothko.

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Jasper Sharp was Curator of the Austrian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, the founding Curator of the talks programme at Frieze Masters, London, and is the founding Director of phileas, a philanthropic organization based in Vienna that supports contemporary art projects.

[Photo credit: Elfie Semotan]