About the Commissioner/Curator: Jasper Sharp

Austrian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
May 21, 2013 3:27PM

Jasper Sharp is a British art historian and curator. From 1999–2005, Sharp worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, and has lived in Vienna since 2006. He is Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, for whom he is currently preparing exhibition projects with artists including Ed Ruscha, Lucian Freud, Richard Wright and Joseph Cornell

Jasper Sharp is an advisor to the Outset Contemporary Art Fund, curator of the talks programme at Frieze Masters, London, and a member of the advisory board of the Sammlung Lenikus which provides studio residencies in Vienna for Austrian and international artists.

Portrait by Elfie Semotan 

Austrian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale