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Eva Birkenstock Named Director of Düsseldorf Art Foundation

Eva Birkenstock, the current curator at Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria, has been selected as the new director of the Düsseldorf Art Foundation, reports |www.monopol-magazin.de/kuratorin-bregenz-wird-neue-leiterin-des-dsseldorfer-kunstvereins|Monopol|. Chosen from among forty international candidates, Birkenstock will replace Hans-Jürgen Haffner, the foundation’s director since 2011. Beginning her career in Hamburg, Birckenstock has worked in Lüneburg, New York, Basel, and finally Bregenz, where she has been since 2010.

The foundation praised Birkenstock for her “sharply focused exhibition practice” and her “excellent reputation.” The Düsseldorf Art Foundation, founded in 1892, is one of the oldest such entities in Germany.

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