Graduate Fine Arts

Yasmil Raymond

Senior Critic

Yasmil Raymond is curator of the Dia Art Foundation. She recently organized a presentation of historical works by Franz Erhard Walther for Dia:Beacon, and a three-part exhibition of work by Koo Jeong A at Dia at the Hispanic Society, Dia:Beacon, and the Dan Flavin Art Institute.

Prior to Dia, Raymond was a curator in the Visual Arts department at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis from 2004 to 2009. During her tenure at the Walker, she organized the first American exhibitions of works by artists Tomás Saraceno (2009) and Tino Sehgal (2007). She also organized the group exhibitions Abstract Resistance (2010), Statements: Beuys, Flavin, Judd (2009) and co-curated (with Doryun Chong) Brave New Worlds (2007). In collaboration with Philippe Vergne, Raymond co-curated Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love (2007), which premiered at the Walker and toured nationally and internationally, winning the 2008 award for the “Best Monographic Museum Show Nationally” from the International Association of Art Critics. She received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. In 2004, Raymond was awarded the Monique Beudert Curatorial Award from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard.