The Denver Art Museum announced Rebecca R. Hart as the Polly and Mark Addison Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, concluding an extensive international search. Hart served for the last 10 years as the curator of contemporary art at The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA). Beginning in August, Hart will oversee the DAM’s broad modern and contemporary art collection, as well as continue the museum’s commitment to connecting visitors with artist encounters and bringing world-class special exhibitions to Denver. She will join the department’s Curator of Modern Art, Gwen Chanzit. In her wide-ranging role at DIA, Hart planned innovative exhibitions and programs and led an active acquisition program for pieces made after 1950, including works by Matthew Barney, Julie Mehretu Shirin Neshat and Owusu-Ankomah. “We are fortunate to welcome such an

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