Iris Müller-Westermann (born 1955) has worked at Moderna Museet in Stockholm since 1997. She has curated some of the Museum’s most widely acknowledged exhibitions: Louise Bourgeois – I Have Been to Hell and Back, Lee Lozano, Jutta Koether, Rosemarie Trockel, Munch By Himself, Max Ernst – Dream and Revolution, and, last but not least, the greatly acclaimed exhibition Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction, which toured Europe and was seen by more than one million visitors.
Iris Müller-Westermann succeeds John Peter Nilsson, who concludes his appointment at the end of the year and will return to his position as a curator at Moderna Museet in Stockholm. Iris Müller-Westermann takes up her post as the director of Moderna Museet Malmö on 1 January, 2017.
Published 28 April 2016 · Updated 29 April 2016
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