Jessica Morgan to lead Dia Art Foundation

Foundation's board of trustees announced sucessor to Philippe Vergne as the organisation's new Director

Morgan is Artistic director of the 10th Gwangju Biennale, which opened on 5 September 2014, and has been a Tate curator since 2002. Prior to that she was Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston and a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Founded in 1974 Dia Art Foundation presents temporary installations, performances, lectures, and readings on West 22nd Street in Chelsea, with plans underway to open a new project space. 

Morgan will take up the post in January 2015. 

Read our interview with Jessica Morgan on the Gwangju Biennale

11 September 2014