Guest Curator

Vincenzo de Bellis

Vincenzo de Bellis is Curator and Associate Director of Programs, Visual Arts, at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. He is currently working on the major Jannis Kounellis' retrospective titled Jannis Kounellis in Six Acts (2022) organized by the Walker Art Center and Museo Jumex, Mexico City. During his tenure at the Walker he has organized several exhibitions such as the group show The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object, and Performance (2021); the first US museum survey of the Mexican artist Mario García Torres, Illusion Brought Me Here (2018); the first museum survey of Nairy Baghramian, Déformation Professionnelle (2017); and the group show I Am You, You Are Too (2017). He also oversaw the Walker’s presentation of Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World (2017). In 2015 he curated Ennesima: An Exhibition of Seven Exhibitions on Italian Art at the Triennale di Milano and Betty Woodman’s survey at Museo Marino Marini, Florence, and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. From 2009 to 2016 de Bellis was Founding Director and Curator at Peep-Hole Art Center in Milan and from 2012 to 2016 he was also Artistic Director of Miart, Milan International Fair of Modern and Contemporary Art.