Joanna Mytkowska

Joanna Mytkowska, Director at the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland.

Joanna Mytkowska is a curator and art critic. Studied in Warsaw University in 1988-1994. Since 2007 she has been director of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw. Formerly she worked as a curator at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Also a co-founder of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, where she worked from 2001–2007. In 2005 she curated the Polish Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale, exhibiting Repetition by Artur Żmijewski.

She  has also curated among the other exhibitions: Alina Szapocznikow, Sculptures Undone 1955-1972 (Centre Art Contemporain Wiels in Brussels, Hammer Museum Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art in New York, 2012-2013),  Les promesses du passe (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2010), Awkward Objects (Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 2009), Les Inquiets. Cinq artistes sous la pression de la guerre (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2008), Le Nuage Magellan (Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2007), Oskar Hansen. A Dream of Warsaw (Foksal Foundation Gallery, Warsaw 2005). She has edited the following publications: Henryk Stażewski. Economy of Thought and Perception (2006), Edward Krasiński (1997).

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