Achim Borchardt-Hume is Director of Exhibitions at Tate Modern. Borchardt-Hume joined Tate Modern as Head of Exhibitions in November 2012. He is the Curator of The EY Exhibition Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy.
His recent projects include Robert Rauschenberg, Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture and the first major Malevich retrospective in the UK. Chief Curator of the Whitechapel Gallery from 2009-2012, he curated exhibitions and projects by Zarina Bhimji, Mel Bochner, Giuseppe Penone, Walid Raad and Wilhelm Sasnal.
Previously, Borchardt-Hume was a Curator of Modern and Contemporary art at Tate Modern from 2005-2009 where he curated several exhibitions including Rothko (2008) and Albers and Moholy-Nagy (2006). Prior to this, he also held the position of Exhibition Organizer at the Serpentine Gallery and of Acting Head of the Barbican Art Gallery.
In 2012, Borchardt-Hume organized Gerhard Richter’s first exhibition in Lebanon at the Beirut Art Center. He also contributed to Gerhard Richter: Panorama, the catalogue accompanying the artist’s retrospective at Tate Modern in 2011. German-born Borchardt-Hume holds a Ph.D in Art History and Theory from Essex University on art and politics in Fascist Italy.
Emilia Kabakov / Achim Borchardt-Hume
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Anthony Scaramucci / Sir Martin Sorrell
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Benedict Cumberbatch / Nick Hackworth
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Emilia Kabakov is a Russian-born, American-based artist that collaborates with her husband Ilya on environments which fuse elements of the everyday with those of the conceptual.Biography