Donna De Salvo and Yasmil Raymond on Donald Judd
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 5 pm, Dia Online
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 5 pm
Live on Zoom
Moderated by Jessica Morgan, Dia's Nathalie de Gunzburg Director, this discussion reflects on Donald Judd's history with Dia and considers his impact on contemporary art.
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Donna De Salvo joined Dia Art Foundation in 2019 as senior adjunct curator, special projects, providing specialized input on Dia’s collection, exhibitions, long-term installations, and archive. Her appointment at Dia follows a fifteen-year tenure at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, where, in 2006, she was appointed the museum’s first chief curator, and in 2015, assumed the role of deputy director for international initiatives and senior curator. Recent exhibitions that she co-organized at the Whitney include Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again (2018–19), Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium (2017), Open Plan: Michael Heizer (2016), Open Plan: Steve McQueen (2016), and America Is Hard to See (2015). De Salvo previously held curatorial positions at Dia, Tate Modern in London, Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, and Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University. In 2005, De Salvo co-organized Course of Empire: Paintings by Ed Ruscha with Linda Norden for the United States pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Yasmil Raymond was appointed rector of the Hochschule für Bildende Künste–Städelschule, Frankfurt, and director of Portikus in 2020. Previously she was associate curator in the department of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City (2015–19) and curator at Dia Art Foundation, New York (2009–15). She has organized exhibitions and projects with artists such as Allora & Calzadilla, Koo Jeong A, Jean-Luc Moulène, Tino Sehgal, and Kara Walker. Past group exhibitions include Abstract Resistance (2010) and Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd (2008). Most recently, Raymond co-curated the exhibition Judd at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, which opened on March 1, 2020.