Graduate Fine Arts

Christine Kim

MFA Senior Critic

Christine Y. Kim is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her recent exhibitions include "Diana Thater: The Sympathetic Imagination" (2015-16); "My Barbarian: Double Agency" (2015); "James Turrell: A Retrospective" (2013-14), which won first place for the Best Monographic Museum Exhibition in the U.S. by the International Art Critics Association (AICA-USA) in 2014; and "Teresa Margolles," an outdoor sculpture project in collaboration with the Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) a non-profit organization for public art which she co-founded in 2009. Prior to her post at LACMA, Kim was Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem (2000-08) where she organized exhibitions such as "Kehinde Wiley, The World Stage: Africa Lagos-Dakar" (2008), "Flow" (2008), "Philosophy of Time Travel" (2007), "Henry Taylor: Sis and Bra" (2007), "Black Belt" (2003), and "Africaine" (2002); and surveys "Frequency" (2005) and "Freestyle" (2001) with Thelma Golden. Kim's upcoming exhibitions at LACMA include "Isaac Julien: Playtime" (2019) and "Julie Mehretu: A Survey" (2019).