Keny Marshall has been announced as the new Director of Exhibitions, at The Andy Warhol Museum – Art News reports. Marshall will take up the position starting April 28. According to a press release Marshall was previously “a consultant working with artists and museums to design, fabricate, and install interactive artworks and complex installation projects.”
Marshall’s appointment comes only a week after the Warhol Museum announced the hiring of Bartholomew Ryan as its Milton Fine Curator of Art. Marshall earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Louisiana State University, and he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Tennessee, and has previously collaborated with several museums contributing to the curation and installation of exhibitions at institutions including the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg; and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh.
The Warhol’s Managing Director patrick Moore stated: “We are very fortunate to have Keny join The Warhol as our new Director of Exhibitions. Keny’s experience working for a range of art and natural history institutions prepares him for the breadth and diversity of The Warhol’s collection, which includes both traditional art objects and unusual archival items.”
The soon-to-be new Director of Exhibitions added: “I am thrilled to be joining the Warhol at such an exciting time. The museum has a refreshing approach to exhibitions that is both inventive and entrepreneurial, enabling audiences worldwide to connect with Warhol’s work in new ways. I look forward to working with such an innovative institution and this singular collection.”
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