Brooke Kamin Rapaport
Brooke Kamin Rapaport is deputy director and Martin Friedman chief curator at New York’s Madison Square Park Conservancy, which she joined in 2013. She was commissioner and curator of the 2019 United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennale with the exhibition Martin Puryear: Liberty/Liberta. A major catalogue published by Gregory R. Miller accompanied the Venice exhibition. At Madison Square Park Conservancy, she is responsible for the outdoor public sculpture program of commissioned work by contemporary artists including Diana AI-Hadid, Tony Cragg, Abigail DeVille, Leonardo Drew, Teresita Fernandez, Maya Lin, Josiah McElheny, Martin Puryear, Erwin Redl, Arlene Shechet, and Krzysztof Wodiczko. She is the founder of Public Art Consortium, a national initiative of museum, public art, and sculpture park colleagues launched in 2017. Rapaport was a curator of contemporary art at the Brooklyn Museum and a guest curator at The Jewish Museum. She sits on the boards of three artist-endowed foundations and the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College. She served as a Center panelist for Exhibitions & Public Interpretation in 2022.