Krisztina Szipőcs

Krisztina Szipőcs
Krisztina Szipőcs

She’s currently the deputy director and chief curator at Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest.

Previous Positions

2013 –2016 chief curator (collections, exhibitions and scientific research) Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art

2013 head of exhibitions, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest

2009 – 2013 head of collections, Ludwig Museum

2008 – 2009 chief curator (collections and exhibitions), Ludwig Museum

2008- Lecturer at Pázmány Péter University (contemporary art)

2006 – 2008 deputy director, Ludwig Museum

1995-2017 editor, Balkon, Contemporary Art Magazine, Budapest

1997-2006 chief curator (collections and exhibitions), Ludwig Museum

1994-1996 curator, Ludwig Museum, Budapest

1992-1993 curator, Hungarian National Gallery, Contemporary Art Collection, Budapest


Academic Studies and Professional Training:

2010 “Promoting Tolerance through the Arts”, International Visitor Leadership Program, organized by the U.S. Department of State, USA

1999 “Central and Eastern European Museum Professionals Workshop”; professional training organized by The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1994 “Contemporary Art in the International Context of Exhibitions and Museums”; professional training organized by the Institut für Kulturwissenschaft, Wien

1985-1992 MA degree in History of Art / Hungarian Linguistics and Literature, ELTE (Eötvös Loránd University), Budapest


Professional Membership

2015- Jury member for Hungarian Pavilion / Venice Biennial

1996- Member of Hungarian Section of AICA



2012 Németh Lajos-díj (Hungarian state award for art historians, art

theorists and art critiques)


Last update: November 11th, 2019