Ann Goldstein

Curator, Author

1957 –


Who is Ann Goldstein?

Ann Goldstein is the former curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and former museum director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Ann Goldstein is born in 1957 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She studied at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she got her Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art.

Goldstein worked at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles from 1983 to 2009. She was the senior curator from 2001 onwards. Her expertise was minimal and conceptual art of the 1960–70s and current practices.

From 2010 until 2012, she was the museum director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, a museum of modern art, contemporary art, and design in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her first two and a half years at the Stedelijk, the museum was closed for renovation, until it reopened for the general public in September 2012. In 2013, she was the artistic director of the museum alongside Karin van Gilst as managing director, until Goldstein resigned and left the museum on 1 December 2013.

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on July 23, 2013


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