Lisa Phillips
Lisa Phillips has been Toby Devan Lewis Director of the New Museum since 1999, where she has previously organized benchmark exhibitions on the work of Carroll Dunham, Paul McCarthy, and John Waters. Prior to joining the New Museum, she was a Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art for two decades, where she organized landmark thematic exhibitions including: “The American Century: 1950-2000,” “Beat Culture and the New America,” “Image World: Art and Media Culture,” and “The Third Dimension: Sculpture of the New York School,” as well as six biennial exhibitions, and solo exhibitions on the work of artists Richard Prince, Frederick Kiesler, Terry Winters, and Cindy Sherman. Phillips has authored over twenty publications, has contributed essays to major museum catalogues worldwide as well as journals and magazines, and lectures on contemporary art throughout the world.
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