Curator, Contemporary Art
Guggenheim curator since 2005
Katherine Brinson joined the curatorial staff in 2005. She has curated and cocurated numerous exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, including Doris Salcedo, Storylines, The Hugo Boss Prize: Paul Chan, Christopher Wool, The Hugo Boss Prize: Danh Vo, The Hugo Boss Prize 2010: Hans-Peter Feldmann, The Luminous Interval: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Agathe Snow: All Access World, Intervals: Ryan Gander, Intervals: Kitty Kraus, and Intervals: Julieta Aranda. Brinson served as Associate Curator on Maurizio Cattelan: All; as Assistant Curator on theanyspacewhatever and Tino Sehgal; and as Curatorial Assistant on Richard Prince: Spiritual America and Louise Bourgeois. She is one of the organizing curators for the museum’s Young Collectors Council, which focuses on acquiring the work of emerging artists for the permanent collection, and coordinates the Hugo Boss Prize, a biennial award administered by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. She holds a BA in English literature from Oxford University and an MA in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.