Yasmil Raymond is an author and curator and since April 2020 Rector of the Städelschule and Director of Portikus. Raymond was Associate Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, since 2015. On the occasion of MoMA’s reopening, she curated site-specific commissions with artists Kerstin Brätsch, Experimental Jetset, Goshka Macuga, Yoko Ono, Philippe Parreno, and Haim Steinbach. Prior to MoMA, Raymond served as Curator of the Dia Art Foundation for six years. During her tenure at Dia, she organized acclaimed exhibitions and projects, including Allora & Calzadilla: Puerto Rican Light (2015); Thomas Hirschhorn: Gramsci Monument (2013); and Jean-Luc Moulène: Opus + One (2011), among others. She was Associate Curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, from 2004 to 2009, and a Senior Critic in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Pennsylvania from 2009 to 2019. Raymond received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1999, and an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, in 2004.