The Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) Trustees have appointed Greville Worthington as their new Chair of the Board of Trustees. The appointment took effect on Thursday 6 February 2014. Mr Worthington has succeeded Magnus von Wistinghausen.
Worthington brings a wealth of experience from the world of business and the arts. A writer, art collector and curator, he has curated numerous contemporary art exhibitions at museums and galleries throughout the UK with projects including Tim Walker: Dreamscapes at the Bowes Museum (2013), Black Bronze: White Slaves, The Sculpture of Keith Coventry at The New Art Centre, Salisbury (2012), and a solo show by Roger Hiorns at the Church of Saint Paulinus, Richmond (2007).
Essays and contributions to catalogues include Damien Hirst Print Maker (published by Bowes Museum, 2010), Sculpture in 20th Century Britain (published by the Henry Moore Institute, 2006), and Here & Now: Experiences in Sculpture (published by the Henry Moore Institute, 1999).
Until recently, he was a Trustee of the Henry Moore Foundation. Other board and advisory roles include the Acquisitions Committee of The Patrons of New Art at Tate where he has been a member since 1995 and the Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art where he has been a member of the trading board since 2012. In 2004 he was invited by Tate to be a judge for the prestigious Turner Prize.