Roles in Archive: Speaker
Philippe Vergne has served as Director of the Dia Art Foundation in New York since 2008, following his tenure as Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where he inaugurated over twenty-fiveinternational exhibitions. He was co-curator with Chrissie Iles of the 2006 Whitney Biennial. In 2008 he organized “Kara Walker: My Compliment, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love,” which was awarded the “best monograph museum show nationally” by the International Association of Art Critics. Vergne’s “Yves Klein: With the Void, Full Powers” traveled from the Hirshhorn Museum to the Walker Art Center in 2010–11.