Hou Hanru is the new director of the Maxxi. The Melandri surprises everyone with a shot of international importance

On 31/07/2013 by Site Default

From 2006 to 2012 he was “Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs” and “Chair of Exhibition and Museum Studies” at the San Francisco Art Institute. He edited the Shanghai Biennale in 2000, that of Tirana in 2005, one in Istanbul in 2007 and that of Lyons in 2009. At the Venice Biennale, took care of the French Pavilion in 1999, the exhibition ZOU – Zone of Urgency in 2003 and the Chinese Pavilion in 2007. Currently he is the curator of the fifth Auckland Triennial (May-August, 2013, Auckland, New Zealand). He was a consultant to several international institutions, including the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis) and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York).
Data? So however you evaluate the requirements in the selection series, so they build curriculum unassailable: as this newly hatched, which belongs to Hou Hanru , who was appointed the new director of the Maxxi in Rome. A news item in which the president – hopefully – puts to rest the controversy from back-shop these days have held forth about his emolument. A name, that of Hanru, which was circulated in whispers on the eligible candidates, but there were many to speculate that people of this caliber would be kept away from the Roman (indeed, Italian), not able to guarantee the continuity of commitment nor cash flows…

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