Part of the Art Institute since 2018, Caitlin Haskell is the Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator in Modern and Contemporary Art. Her first exhibition at the museum will be Ray Johnson ℅ in 2021 with associate curator Jordan Carter.
After earning her master’s degree and PhD at the University of Texas at Austin, Caitlin got her professional start as the Vivian L. Smith Foundation Fellow at the Menil Collection, Houston. She moved on to join the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in 2012 as assistant and then associate curator. From 2013 to 2015, Caitlin had a lead role in SFMOMA’s On the Go program and later organized shows including Alexander Calder: Motion Lab (2016), Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed (2017), and René Magritte: The Fifth Season (2018). In 2016 she was named one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s 40 under 40.
Her next Art Institute exhibition will be Cezanne (2022) co-curated with Gloria Groom, as well as Achim Boarchardt-Hume and Natalia Sidlina of Tate Modern.