Sylvia Chivaratanond becomes the Pompidou's window to New York and beyond.
Sylvia Chivaratanond has been appointed to the philanthropic arm of the Pompidou in New York. She will be the first to hold the role of Suzanne Deal Booth Adjunct Curator of American Art. Ms. Chivaratanond has a strong record with reputable international institution, including the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Tate Gallery in London and the 2003 Venice Biennale.
The day-to-day duties of the satellite post include being in contact with the Pompidou curators regarding current exhibitions, programs, happenings and trends in NYC and beyond. Ms. Chivaratanond will keep a watchful eye on emerging and developing artists in an effort to identify which artists they would like to collect more in-depth. Another area of focus will be filling historical gaps in the Pompidou's collection; Chivaratanond will be vigilant as she identifies works that could round the collection. She will remain in constant dialogue with the Pompidou's Board Members in terms of any gifts or acquisitions to consider for the Museum.
Full interview between Chivaratanond and MutualArt here