Mark Beasley, MACP faculty member, appointed as Curator of Media and Performance Art at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.
December 2, 2016
Two years into her run as director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., Melissa Chiu is continuing to staff up. Today the museum announced that it is hiring its first-ever curator of media and performance art. The man taking the job is Mark Beasley, who has been a curator at Performa, Creative Time in New York, and the British Council in London.
“Mark Beasley is one of the few experts of his kind, and as one of the leading curators of our time, his work has helped to shape this field over the past 15 years,” Chiu said in a statement this morning.