about the curator
New Works: 10.1
Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art
Helen Molesworth assumed her current position at as Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston in 2010. Previously, she served as the Maisie K. and James R. Houghton Curator of Contemporary Art at The Harvard University Art Museums; and from 2002 to 2007 she was the Chief Curator of Exhibitons at the Wexner Center for the Arts. She has curated numerous exhibitions including Twice Untitled and Other Pictures (looking back), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (2006); Part Object Part Sculpture, Wexner Center for the Arts (2005); Work Ethic, Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland (2003-4); and Bodyspace, Baltimore Museum of Art (2001). She has written for publications such as Artforum, Art Journal, Frieze and October, and served as a co-founding editor of Documents. Molesworth has served as a senior critic at the Yale School of Art, and has held teaching positions at Bard Center for Curatorial Studies; SUNY Old Westbury; and the Cooper Union School of Art.