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Beatrice Galilee

Beatrice Galilee is a New York-based critic and The Met’s architecture and design curator.

Galilee was co-curator of the 2009 Shenzhen Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and the 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale, and Chief Curator of the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale. She also co-founded The Gopher Hole, a temporary exhibition space in London.

In 2014, Galilee was appointed the Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Galilee was responsible for creating the museum’s first contemporary collection of architectural photographs, films and objects. Since joining The Met, Galilee has curated site-specific installations by Wolfgang Tillmans, Cornelia Parker and Adrián Villar Rojas, and has initiated major new public programmes including In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day.

As well as being a critic and curator, Galilee has written and lectured extensively on contemporary art, architecture and design.




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