Parrish Art Museum Names Mónica Ramírez-Montagut Director – ARTnews.com

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Simply because the season within the Hamptons opens for the summer time, the Parrish Artwork Museum in Water Mill introduced that it had discovered new director in Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, the chief of the Eli and Edythe Vast Artwork Museum of Michigan State College in East Lansing. She starts in her new publish on July 8.

Ramírez-Montagut will take the helm simply months after the Parrish Artwork Museum’s earlier director, Kelly Taxter, resigned from the placement this previous December after lower than a 12 months at the task.

“The Parrish Artwork Museum Board of Trustees is extremely joyful to announce Mónica Ramírez-Montagut as its new director at this thrilling second, as we have fun our tenth anniversary in Water Mill and manner our one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary as a number one arts establishment,” mentioned Parrish board co-chairs Frederic M. Seegal and Alexandra Stanton in a remark.

Ramírez-Montagut, who used to be born in Mexico Town, has a PhD in structure, and has labored with main establishments round the USA. She has held curatorial positions at establishments just like the Guggenheim, the Aldrich, and the San José Museum of Artwork, the place she arranged exhibitions taken with artists like Cai Guo Qiang and Zaha Hadid.

Previous to serving as the chief director of the Eli and Edythe Vast Artwork Museum, she used to be the director of the Newcomb Artwork Museum of Tulane College for 6 years.

“I'm extremely joyful to sign up for the gifted group of workers and board on the Parrish,” mentioned Dr. Ramírez-Montagut in a remark. “Their entrepreneurial and impressive spirit, their dedication to various communities, and their hobby for deepening the sector of artwork are outstanding. It's the honor of my existence to give a contribution to the Parrish’s imaginative and prescient and venture and to take the establishment to the following degree.”