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Joslyn hires contemporary art curator
By Sarah Baker Hansen
WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER


The Joslyn Art Museum has hired a new curator of contemporary art.

Karin Campbell comes to the Joslyn after working as an independent curator since 2009. She will arrive in Omaha June 1.

The Joslyn has been without a contemporary curator since 2004.

Joslyn Director Jack Becker said in a press release that hiring Campbell "marks a permanent commitment to contemporary art at Joslyn."

Campbell most recently curated five exhibitions for the 2011–2012 installment of the annual Espai 13 at the Fundació Joan Miró in
Barcelona, an annual exhibition series initiated in the 1970s to showcase the work of emerging artists. She was the first American curator to organize the exhibitions.

Before that, Campbell worked as a curatorial assistant in the contemporary art department at Carnegie Museum of Art, in Pittsburgh.

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