Yilmaz Dziewior, Director of Museum Ludwig, on the Top 6 Works at Art Cologne
Apr 15, 2015 1:52pm
There have been few buzzier names in the European curatorial world over the past few years than Yilmaz Dziewior. Director of Cologne’s esteemed Museum Ludwig since February of this year, Dziewior made a name for himself at the Kunsthaus Bregenz, which he led starting in 2009 after leaving the Kunstverein in Hamburg. The curator managed to create an impressively international profile for the small institution located on Lake Constance, garnering critical acclaim for—among others—a survey of
Dziewior was also tapped as commissioner of the Austrian Pavillion at this year’s Venice Biennale, and selected interdisciplinary artist Heimo Zobernig to fill the Robert Kramreiter-conceived space. Ahead of the 2015 edition of Art Cologne, he perused Artsy’s preview of the fair to select six works worthy of any collection—including that of the museum he now runs.
Portrait of Yilmaz Dziewior by Rudolf Sagmeister, courtesy Museum Ludwig.
Petrit Halilaj is a great young artist who I like a lot. She has a show at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn now, and is about to open a show at the Kölnischer Kunstverein. Explore Art Cologne 2015 on Artsy.