30 Nov 2016
Anne Ellegood is senior curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Previously, she was curator of contemporary art at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. from 2005–09. Ellegood organized several noteworthy exhibitions for the Hirshhorn, including solo shows with Jim Lambie, Amy Sillman, and Terence Gower, and thematic shows including The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Recent Sculpture and Realisms. Before joining the Hirshhorn, she was the New York-based curator for Peter Norton's collection, an ambitious private collection of over 2,400 works of international contemporary art in all media. From 1998–2003, she was associate curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. At the Hammer, Ellegood co-curated the museum’s biennial of Los Angeles-based artists, Made in L.A. 2018, and she organized the first North American retrospective of the work of Jimmie Durham in 2017. She has served as a Center Exhibitions panelist (2009), a Pew Fellowships panelist (2011), and an Exhibitions LOI panelist (2012). In 2018, she served as a Center panelist for Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.