The members of the international jury for the Vincent Award 2016 are:
Benno Tempel, chairman NLD
Benno Tempel has been director of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag since 2009; he is therefore also ex officio director of the Hague Museum of Photography, GEM. Museum of Contemporary Art, and Escher in the Palace. In addition, he is a member of the De Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam and in 2014 he was chairman of the jury for the Netherlands’ Royal Award for Painting. In the past he was curator of exhibitions at the Van Gogh Museum (Amsterdam) and the Kunsthal (Rotterdam) and worked for the Rijksmuseum and other institutions.
Julia Peyton-Jones ENG
Julia Peyton-Jones studied painting at the Royal College of Art, London, and worked as a practising artist in London and a lecturer in fine art at Edinburgh College of Art. She moved to the Hayward Gallery in 1988 as Curator in the Exhibitions Department. In 1991 she became Director of the Serpentine Gallery, where she has been responsible for both commissioning and showcasing the groundbreaking Exhibitions, Education and Public Programmes as well as the annual architecture commission, the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, which she conceived in 2000. In 2003 she was made both an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). In 2008 she was made Professor, University of the Arts, London, and Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art (RCA) in the same year.
Sabine Folie AUT
Sabine Folie is an art historian, author, and independent curator. She was director of the Generali Foundation, Vienna, from 2008 until March 2014, and chief curator at Kunsthalle Wien from 1998 until 2007. She curated and co-curated solo exhibitions and edited or co-edited publications on Rodney Graham (1999), Marcel Broodthaers (2003), Eva Hesse (2004), Dorothy Iannone/Lee Lozano (2006), Ree Morton (2008), Ana Torfs (2010), Danica Dakić (2010), Morgan Fisher (2012), Ulrike Grossarth (2014), and others. She edited a book on the works she collected for Generali Foundation between 2008 and 2014: + Que Vingt Ans Après (2015). She recently co-curated a retrospective on Ree Morton at the Reina Sofia, Madrid.
Hubertus Gaßner DEU
Hubertus Gaßner (born 1950 in Frankfurt/Main) is an art historian and curator, author and editor of numerous art historical publications. After studies in art history, philosophy and sociology he was an active member of the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, where he organized numerous exhibitions. He has worked as an Assistant Professor for art history at the Kunsthochschule Kassel from 1981 to 1991 and was Head of the documenta-archive in Kassel from 1989-1992. In his time as Chief curator at the Haus der Kunst in Munich from 1993 to 2002 he was responsible for a large number of exhibitions on a broad range of artists and themes. From 2002 to 2005, he was Director of the Museum Folkwang in Essen and has been Director of the Hamburger Kunsthalle since 2006.
Jaroslaw Suchan POL
Jarosław Suchan (1966, Cracow) is art historian, critic and curator and since 2006 a director of the Muzeum Sztuki in Lodz. There he succeed in creating the new building for the collections and organized many exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. He also curated many exhibitions in other art institutions, like ‘Maquina Tadeusz Kantor’ (SESC Sao Paulo 2015) and ‘Cezary Bodzianowski. This Place Is Called The Hole’ (Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengadbach 2012). He is also an author of many texts about modern and contemporary art, and editor or co-editor of books about Tadeusz Kantor, Jerzy Grotowski, Władysław Strzemiński and the Polish-Jewish Avant-garde.