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Lynne Cooke

Lynne Cooke is a writer and professor of Contemporary Art and since 1991 she has been director of exhibitions at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York. Her teaching work began in 1979 in the History of Art Department at University College, London University. She also gave classes in the Visual Arts Department, Syracuse University (1987) and the Graduate Sculpture School, Yale University (1990, 1992, 1998). She worked as joint curator in the Aperto section of the Venice Biennale (1986) and at the Carnegie International (1991). She was artistic director of the Sidney Biennial (1996) and curator of exhibitions at the Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol; the Whitechapel Art Gallery and the Hayward Gallery, London; the Third Eye Center, Glasgow; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; the American Center, Paris; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; the Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; the Dia Center for the Arts, New York; the Arkipelag, Stockholm; the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig; and the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, among others.

She has written on contemporary art in exhibition catalogues, notably: Gary Hill (Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993), Ann Hamilton (Dia Center for the Arts, New York, 1995), Rebecca Horn (Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, 1997), Richard Serra (Dia Center for the Arts, New York, 1997), Andreas Gursky (Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 1998), Douglas Gordon (Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover 1998), Louise Bourgeois (Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1999), and Roni Horn (Phaidon, London, 2000). She writes regularly for Burlington Magazine and Parkett, among other art magazines.

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